A L Kennedy at New Cross Learning

Sep 28, 2014 | News


A.L.Kennedy was born in Dundee in 1965. She is the author of 15 books: 6 novels, 6 short story collections and 3 works of non-fiction. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.   Her new book “All The Rage”  a collection of short stories  was published by Jonathan Cape in spring 2014.   It will soon appear in the US and Canada.   She is also a dramatist for the stage, radio, TV and film.   She writes for a number of UK and overseas publications and has a blog with The Guardian Online.

All the Rage
A dozen stories: a dozen ways of looking at love, or the lack of love. Over five previous collections, A. L. Kennedy has shown herself to be a master of the short form, with a perfect way with sentences and a voice so distinct as to be instantly recognisable. Shortlisted for the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award.

New Cross Learning invites you to an evening with A.L. Kennedy of chat, a reading and a book signing of her new collection of love stories ‘All the rage’.  Refreshments will be available.  This is a ticketed event and all proceeds from the night will go to NXL.

New Cross Learning is a brilliant local library run by volunteers for the community.   Find out more about the Library, what it does and why here.