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Kathy Biggs in Conversation
Kathy Biggs in Conversation

Wed, 11 Oct


Taliesin Create, Singleton Campus

Kathy Biggs in Conversation

Author Kathy Biggs talks to Elaine Canning and Gemma June Howell about her new novel Scrap

Time & Location

11 Oct 2023, 14:00 – 12 Oct 2023, 15:00

Taliesin Create, Singleton Campus, Sketty, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK

About the event

THIS IS AN EXTERNAL EVENT ORGANISED BY THE LITERARY SALON For more information: LOCATION: 14:00-15:00, Taliesin Create, Singleton Campus, Swansea University, SA2 8PP

As part of the Literary Salon series, The Cultural Institute and  Honno Welsh Women’s Press invites you to an insightful conversation  between new author Kathy Biggs and Dr Gemma June Howell. Discover the  magic within the pages of Kathy Biggs' latest novel, Scrap.  Set in a Swansea scrapyard, this compelling story takes you on a  journey of resilience, triumph, and the human spirit's unwavering  strength. Prepare to be immersed in a world of larger-than-life  characters, heartfelt emotions and personal growth that transcends the  ordinary. Chaired by Dr Elaine Canning, together they will explore the  intricate themes, characters, and inspirations that brought Scrap to  life. Gain unique insights into Biggs' creative process, the challenges  she encountered, and the literary influences that have shaped her  remarkable work.

Kathy Biggs is originally from Yorkshire. She took a summer job in  Mid Wales in 1985 – and never left. She has two grown children and lives  with her husband. After studying a number of Creative Writing courses  linked to Aberystwyth University, she discovered a talent for writing.  In October 2022 she published her first novel The Luck. Scrap is her second title published with Honno.

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