Announcing our line up for the St Hilda's College Writers' Day, Oxford Literary Festival
Organised by the St Hilda's College Media Network and Programme Director Triona Adams, St Hilda's College Writers' Day at the FT Weekend Oxford Literary Festival is on Saturday 1 April. Events will take place in Worcester College's Lecture Theater.
12pm: Wendy Meddour and Mina May: “the teenage takeover” Mother and daughter, author and illustrator, their internationally best-selling Wendy Quill series first hit the shelves in 2012 when Mina was only eleven years old.
Chair: Nicolette Jones (The Sunday Times)
2pm Rosalind Jana and Polly Peters: ‘Notes On Being Teenage’-does writing run in the family? Rosalind Jana is an award-winning author, poet, journalist, speaker and style blogger won the Vogue Talent Contest at 16. Her mother is Polly Peters, poet, playwright, performer, and children's author. Chair: Claire Armitstead (The Guardian and the Observer)
4pm: Oliver Ford Davies and Miranda Emmerson: ‘Fathers and Daughters - Shakespeare and beyond’
Actor and writer, father and daughter, Oliver Ford Davies and Miranda Emmerson, discuss his study ‘Shakespeare’s Fathers and Daughters’, and her recent novel Miss Treadway and the Field of Stars. Chair: Nicolette Jones (The Sunday Times)
6pm: Sarah Morris and Nick Guthrie: Sue Lloyd-Roberts’s The War On Women
Sue Lloyd-Roberts CBE, pioneering video-journalist and reporter, died of leukaemia in October 2015. Her daughter, Sarah Morris, completed her mother’s last book and discusses it here with Sue’s husband, BBC producer Nick Guthrie.
Chair: Sue Saville (Broadcast & Medical Journalist; former ITV News Medical Correspondent)