Wed09May 2018

Free Woman at Daunt Books, Marylebone

Time: 19:00
Date: Wed, 09th May 2018
Venue: Daunt Books Marylebone

Lara Feigel in conversation with Rachel Holmes

In Free Woman, historian and academic Lara Feigel conjures a very different kind of memoir. Re-reading The Golden Notebook, Feigel discovered that Lessing spoke to her as a woman, a writer and a mother and was intrigued by her vision of freedom, whilst at the same time veering between admiration and fury at the choices Lessing made.

Sun20May 2018

F-Rated Reading Women at Bath Literary Festival

Time: 18.30-19.30
Date: Sun, 20th May 2018
Venue: Bath Literary Festival

Lara Feigel, Kamila Shamsie and Heidi Sopinka

Prize-winning author Kamila Shamsie called for a year of publishing women; academic and writer Lara Feigel devoted herself to the study of Nobel Laureate Doris Lessing; and novelist Heidi Sopinka created a work of art based on the life and times of surrealist Leonora Carrington. Together they discuss how female artists find a space to create, and the obstacles they have to face.

Mon21May 2018

War Writing at Bath Festival

Suzanne Campbell-Jones and Lara Feigel

In The Bitter Taste of Victory: In the Ruins of the Reich, Lara Feigel tells the stories of the artists who rebuilt Germany’s cultural identity after WW2. Suzanne Campbell-Jones remembers her father in No Ordinary Pilot: One Young Man’s Extraordinary Exploits in World War Two and his secret life as a fighter pilot and POW. The authors will discuss war writing and the moving stories of human endeavour they uncovered.

Wed23May 2018

The White Review presents Writing Motherhood

Time: 19:00
Date: Wed, 23rd May 2018
Venue: White Review at Swedenborg House 20 Bloomsbury Way, London, WC1A 2TH

Rachel Cusk, Lara Feigel and Sheila Heti

The White Review is delighted to present a discussion on ‘writing motherhood’, featuring three writers whose works – of fiction and memoir, and blurring the boundaries between them – address the complications, pleasures and ambivalences of motherhood in surprising, provocative and powerful ways.

Thu07Jun 2018

Free Woman at West End Lane books, NW6

Time: 19:30
Date: Thu, 07th Jun 2018
Venue: West End Lane books, 277 West End Lane, London NW6