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Tracy Chevalier

Contributors

Tracy Chevalier is a Washington-born prize-winning novelist. Her recent projects include not only her new novel, At the Edge of the Orchard, but another novel inspired by Othello for the Hogarth Press, and editing – as well as contributing to – a collection of original short-stories inspired by Jane Eyre: Reader, I Married Him

Upcoming Events

Past Events

2016

Esther Freud

Two of the UK's finest authors, Tracy Chevalier and Esther Freud, discuss their latest fictions with award-winning documentary maker, Olivia Lichtenstein.

Wednesday, 24 February 2016
Tracy Chevalier and Esther Freud are two of our finest novelists and are both contributors to Reader, I Married Him – a soon-to-be-published anthology of stories inspired by Jane Eyre. They talk about the creative process and their laatest fictions, At the Edge of the Orchard and Mr Mac and Me, with documentary maker Olivia Lichtenstein.  

 

 

2015

Sunday, 1 March 2015

Ella Leya’s childhood in Azerbaijan is the inspiration for her novel Orphan Sky. She talks to Tracy Chevalier about growing up in Azerbaijan, her experiences with the Moscow Yiddish Theatre and her immigration to the West. A composer, singer and author, Ella Leya’s songs have appeared in films such as Ocean’s Twelve. A natural entertainer, Ella will also perform some jazz.

2004

Sunday, 7 March 2004
In September 2003 the Jewish Chronicle published its list of the "Fine Nine" most talented young Jewish authors in Britain today.
 

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Video

 
Jonathan Safran Foer discussing his novel Here I Am with Hephzibah Anderson at an out-of-festival event.