Val McDermid is awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Letters from Bath Spa University

10th July 2018

Our alumna, Honorary Fellow and best-selling crime author, Val McDermid, has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Letters from Bath Spa University, in recognition of her significant contribution to literature and crime fiction. Dr McDermid was presented with her Honorary Doctorate by Bath Spa's Vice-Chancellor on Thursday 28 June, after which she gave a lecture at the University's fifth 'Captivating Criminality' conference at The Pounds Art Centre in Corsham. Her novels have been translated into 40 different languages and sold over 15 million copies worldwide to date.

Many congratulations!