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Author Talk: Sarah Moss in conversation with Kiran Dass

Join us for this special Labour weekend event
In association with
Wellington’s Verb Festival.

Ghost Wall is a burnished gem of a book, brief and brilliant, and with it Moss’s star is firmly in the ascendant.” – The Guardian

Kiran Dass talks with celebrated UK novelist Sarah Moss, whose latest book Ghost Wall is a taut, heart-stopping work that has captivated readers world-wide. During a hot summer at a camp designed to experience Iron Age living, a family’s deep tensions boil over. A story so compelling it is impossible not to read it in one sitting, Ghost Wall stirs truths about domestic violence, the physicality of living, and the historical and contemporary brutality of the patriarchy. Join one of the finest writers of our time for a conversation about her life and work.


Sarah Moss is the author of the novels Cold Earth, Night Waking, Bodies of Light, Signs for Lost Children and The Tidal Zone. She has been shortlisted for The Wellcome Book Prize three times as well as the RSL Ondaatje Prize for her non-fiction account of living in Iceland; Names For the Sea: Strangers in Iceland. Three of her books have been Mumsnet Book club choices. She is professor of Creative Writing at Warwick University. Photo credit Sophie Davidson