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Monday 22 February 2021

Kate Mosse: How I Found My Voice with Samira Ahmed (online)

Art &
Culture

Kate Mosse is an international bestselling novelist, playwright and non-fiction writer, best known for her multi-million Languedoc Trilogy – Labyrinth, Sepulchre and Citadel. But Mosse is not a writer who stays quietly alone in her writing room. She is a passionate champion of helping other writers, particularly women, find their voice. She is the co-founder of The Women’s Prize for Fiction and is on the executive committee of the Women of the World festival.

In this live podcast recording of How I Found My Voice with Samira Ahmed, Mosse talked about her upbringing, her career and how she combines the solitary world of the writer with the role of a public intellectual and advocate.

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Kate Mosse: How I Found My Voice with Samira Ahmed (online)


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Speaker
  • Kate Mosse

    International bestselling author

Chair
  • Samira Ahmed

    Journalist, writer and broadcaster


Location
  • Online event
Time
  • Monday 22 February 2021
  • 6pm to 7pm GMT



Speakers

Speaker

Kate Mosse

International bestselling author


No 1 international bestselling novelist, non-fiction author and playwright, known for her multimillion-selling Languedoc Trilogy – ​Labyrinth, Sepulchre ​and​ Citadel – as well as her Gothic fiction, including The Taxidermist's Daughter, which she is currently adapting for the stage. Her novel ​The Burning Chambers is the first in an epic historical adventure quartet set against the backdrop of the Wars of Religion in France. The second novel in 'The Burning Chambers' series, The City of Tears – set in Paris, Amsterdam and Chartres – will be published in January 2021. She is the Founder Director of the Women’s Prize for Fiction, chairs Platform events for the National Theatre and hosts the pre/post performance interview series at Chichester Festival Theatre.
Chair

Samira Ahmed

Journalist, writer and broadcaster


One of the most recognised voices in British broadcasting. Her work spans news and the arts – from working as a reporter and presenter on Channel 4 News to presenting the Proms. She presents Front Row on BBC Radio 4 and Newswatch on BBC One.