Jane Rogers

8th Mar 2012 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Edge Hill’s Department of Creative Writing present An Evening with the Novelist, Jane Rogers, at the Rose Theatre.

Tickets £4.00 all

Jane Rogers has written 8 novels including Mr Wroe’s Virgins (which she dramatised as an award-winning BBC drama serial, directed by Danny Boyle), Her Living Image (Somerset Maugham Award), and Promised Lands (Writers Guild Best Fiction Award). Her most recent novel The Testament of Jessie Lamb was longlisted for the 2011 ManBooker prize. She also writes radio drama and has adapted novels by Beryl Bainbridge, Charlotte Bronte,  Edith Wharton and other classic writers for BBC Radio.

Jane is Professor of Writing at Sheffield Hallam University and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. Her short story ‘Hitting Trees with Sticks’ was shortlisted in the 2009 National Short Story Award, and she is currently working on a short story collection. www.janerogers.org

The evening is hosted by the creative writing programme at Edge Hill. If you would like to know more about our courses, please contact the Course Information, Advice and Guidance Team on 01695 657000 or by email study@edgehill.ac.uk

For details of what’s on this season at the Rose Theatre, visit the Rose Theatre website.

If you’re interested in screenings of great films, see this season’s Short Cuts line-up in the Studio Theatre.

Interested in studying for a degree? Edge Hill University provides degree programmes in subjects including Performing Arts, Film, Media, English, Creative Writing and History. To find out more, please contact the Course Information, Advice and Guidance Team on 01695 657000, or by email study@edgehill.ac.uk