NATASHA SOOBRAMANIEN, author of Genie and Paul, LIAM MURRAY BELL, author of So It Is, and NINA de la MER, author of 4 a.m., read and discuss their work, at the Edinburgh Book Fringe 2012

NATASHA SOOBRAMANIEN, author of Genie and Paul,  LIAM MURRAY BELL, author of So It Is,  and NINA de la MER, author of  4 a.m., read and discuss their work, at the Edinburgh Book Fringe 2012

Wednesday 22 August 2012 at 7.00pm

Word Power Books
43-45 West Nicolson Street

Admission Free! Donations welcome!

All Welcome!

A clever and beautiful novel, bringing new terrain into the literary. Amit Chaudhuri

NATASHA SOOBRAMANIEN studied English at Hull University and Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia. She was a winner in the short story category of the Bridport Prize in 2009 and wrote two chapters of Luke Williams' debut novel, The Echo Chamber, winner of the Saltire Society’s Scottish First Book of the Year Award 2011. Natasha was born in London, where she now lives.

Liam Murray Bell's debut novel offers a fresh perspective on the Troubles. Observer

LIAM MURRAY BELL  was born in Orkney, and has lived in both Belfast and Glasgow. He completed his MLitt in Creative Writing at Glasgow University. He is currently working at the University of Surrey, teaching Creative Writing and completing his PhD project. He has published in several critical and creative journals and anthologies. So It Is is his first novel. He lives in Haywards Heath with his wife, Orla.

A touch of Irvine Welsh...In parts the narrative is electric. Guardian

NINA de la MER  was born in Scotland and grew up there and in Brighton, where she now lives with her husband and children. Her nonfiction book The Modern Maiden’s Handbook, a satirical take on the woman’s self-help genre, was published in 2007. 4 a.m., shortlisted for the Writer's Retreat Competition, is her first novel.