SPECIAL DOUBLE EVENT
Catherine Fox – The Lindchester Chronicles
Dr Catherine Wilcox is a senior lecturer in Creative Writing at Manchester Metropolitan University,and academic director of The Manchester Writing School. Best known for her Lindchester trilogy, as Catherine Fox, she is author of seven novels that explore themes of the spiritual and the physical with insight and humour. She will tell us more about her writing and the captivating, funny and all too human world of the church in Lindchester.
“Catherine Fox’s glorious Lindchester series is the twenty-first century answer to Trollope’s Barchester.” – Francis Spufford, author of Golden Hill.
Anglican Women Novelists
What do the novelists Charlotte Brontë, Charlotte M. Yonge, Rose Macaulay, Dorothy L. Sayers, Barbara Pym, Iris Murdoch and P.D. James all have in common? Their work covers a range of literary genres, from life-writing and whodunits through social comedy, children’s books and supernatural fiction. These women, and others, were inspired to write fiction through their relationship with the Church of England. In discussion with Dr Catherine Wilcox, the Revd Canon Dr Judith Maltby and Professor Alison Shell will explore Anglicanism through these writers’ fiction and their fiction through their Anglicanism.