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Appearing at mani lit fest 2022
skitsofreniswill be talking about the loss of originality in Greek art and how to get it back
From Dystopia to Paradise and back. Join Neil for an hour of love loss politics and place with a fair few flurries of snowflakery.
Travellers in the rain, a novel of mystery and romance by Katerina Giftaki translated by D. John Forrow.
suzanne goldrinG: Beginner to bestseller
Suzanne Goldring will be talking to Carol McGrath about her rapid journey to publication, resulting in five best sellers since her debut novel MY NAME IS EVA in September 2019. Her sixth novel, THE WOMAN OUTSIDE THE WALLS, will publish on October 18.
'Tails from a Greek Mountainside'
Guy Hanley lives in Neochori with his wife, Anne, 12 former stray cats, 20 hens and a border collie. This honest book details their first decade in the Mani, the ups and downs of moving to a new country and learning the language, plus animals ... lots and lots of animals. It is interspersed with guides to growing fruit and vegetables, keeping chickens and recreating classic Greek dishes served at the tavernas.
Hara Nikola will talk about her novel '41 AND A HALF KISSES FROM MR LEROY', a romantic detective story with metaphysical quests.
MEET THE AUTHOR: Molly Green AKA Denise Barnes.
Bletchley Park - Britain's best-kept secret in the Second World War, and the location for Molly Green's latest series: The Bletchley Park Girls. How a setting can become one of your main characters in the novel you're writing.
MEET THE AUTHOR: Maria Mavroyenneas (Mar Mor) will be reading the English translation of her story, "The Drunken Dragon". A story inspired by the river Drakos (Dragon) that runs through Stoupa.
Hilary Mantel famously wrote that a story is a series of scenes with an overarching plot and interesting characters.
Carol McGrath will give a short talk followed by Q and A on how she plots, develops characters and scenes for stories. She will answer questions posed about characters and plotting in general.