Jane Beryl Hawking Jones, Ph.D. is an English author and educator. She is the ex-wife of Stephen Hawking and the author of the autobiography Travelling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen. When Jane Hawking was first sent the script of The Theory of Everything– James… Read More »1st November 2016 – Jane Hawking
Deborah Meyler has degrees from Oxford and St Andrews. She worked for six years in a bookshop in New York, and now lives in Cambridge. Her novel, ‘The Bookstore’, has received widespread praise as a work of literary fiction. She judged our Short Story Competition… Read More »4th October 2016 – Deborah Meyler
The idea for my project came to me when I read about the attempts that Plato made to persuade Dionysius, tyrant of Syracuse, to adopt a better form of government. He continued to attempt this with the tyrant’s son, also called Dionysius, when he succeeded… Read More »Bringing philosophers to life
Rosemary Hayes will run a workshop on creative writing. She has lived in England and Australia and is the author of The Mark, a story of teenagers on the run and The Travellers, four modern gypsy stories.
Cambridge Writers member Alice Turner will be talking about herself, getting rejected and published, about making sense of the hero’s journey, and conduct an interactive exercise in "democratic editing"
Victor Watsonis an English author who has written on the nature and history of children’s literature and how children learn to read. He later turned to writing novels for children. The stories in the Paradise Barn quartet take place in a fictional country town called… Read More »5th April 2016 – Victor Watson