Feminist Fairy Tales with Malorie Blackman, Kamila Shamsie, Rebecca Solnit and Jeanette Winterson

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Join four acclaimed authors as they launch a major new series of feminist retellings of famous fairy tales.

This is a live online event. Bookers will be sent a link in advance giving access and will be able to watch at any time for 48 hours after the start time.

Fairy tales across the ages have been rich ground for retelling and reframing. With these new tales published by Vintage Classics, Winterson, Blackman, Shamsie and Solnit have created provocative, riveting and urgent stories, suitable for children and adults. These arresting new titles assure that a fairy tale revolution is underway.

This is your chance to get an inside look at how Cinderella Liberator, Blueblood, Hansel and Greta and Duckling came into being as the authors discuss with one another their processes, inspirations and interpretations of long loved classics.

Join the incredible writers behind these retellings, listen in to their conversation with chair Alex Clark and put your questions directly to them.

Don't miss your chance to get a book with your ticket for just £12.99 (RRP). Or treat yourself to all 4 for £51.96. Both offers include your event ticket.

This event is aimed at adult audience, although those aged under 16 are welcome to attend.

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Name: Feminist Fairy Tales with Malorie Blackman, Kamila Shamsie, Rebecca Solnit and Jeanette Winterson
Where: Entrance Hall
The British Library
96 Euston Road
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When: -
Price: Full Price: £5.00
Event plus Duckling by Kamila Shamsie: £12.99
Event plus Blueblood by Malorie Blackman: £12.99
Event plus Cinderella Liberator by Rebecca Solnit : £12.99
Event plus Hansel and Greta by Jeanette Winterson : £12.99
Event plus all four books: £51.96
Enquiries: +44 (0)1937 546546