Kathleen Banks Memorial Lecture
The Kathleen Banks Memorial lecture commemorates and celebrates the work of a much-loved colleague, teacher and friend. These lectures are a celebration of her qualities and rare abilities which no one who knew her could ever forget.
Author Alison Moore
Wednesday 3 December, 2014
Alison's lecture focused on her route into writing and what it is like to be an author in the 21st century.
Alison was born in Manchester in 1971. Her first novel, The Lighthouse, was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2012 and National Book Awards 2012 (New Writer of the Year. It won the McKitterick Prize 2013. Her short fiction has been published in Best British Short Stories anthologies, broadcast on BBC Radio 4 Extra and collected in The Pre-War House and Other Stories whose title story won a New Writer novella prize.