Samantha Ellis’s reading memoir, How to be a Heroine, is published by Vintage. Her plays include Cling to Me Like Ivy(published by Nick Hern Books, and produced at the Birmingham Rep and on tour) and Operation Magic Carpet (Polka Theatre). Her book about Anne Brontë will be published by Chatto & Windus.
A literary salon with a twist (or two). We discovered hidden Yiddish London, heard from the frontline of the ‘Sheitl-gate’ scandal and found out what happened to the woman who thought too much.
It featured live music inspired by the Spanish civil-war, spoken-word performances, spontaneous poetry-toorder, an interactive sculpture and even a free glass of wine.
Ayelet Tsabari discusses her internationally acclaimed fiction, The Best Place on Earth, which is peopled with characters at the crossroads of nationalities, religions and communities, with writer and playwright Samantha Ellis.
Sponsored by the USA Jewish Book Council.