Author Rachel Joyce at the Goods Shed
18 December | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm| Free – £7
Writers at the Goods Shed Christmas Special
with Times best selling Novelist and award winner
Plus OPEN MIC Session, time permitting
Full bar available
Rachel Joyce is the author of the Sunday Times and international bestsellers ‘The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry’, ‘Perfect’, ‘The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy’, ‘The Music Shop’ and a collection of interlinked short stories, ‘A Snow Garden & Other Stories’. Her books have been translated into thirty-six languages and two are in development for film.
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Book prize and longlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Rachel was awarded the Specsavers National Book Awards ‘New Writer of the Year’ in December 2012 and shortlisted for the ‘UK Author of the Year’ 2014. The Music Shop was shortlisted for the ‘Books are My Bag’ Novel of the Year.
Rachel has also written over twenty original afternoon plays and adaptations of the classics for BBC Radio 4 including all the Bronte novels. She moved to writing after a long career as an actor, performing leading roles for the RSC, the National Theatre and Cheek by Jowl.
She lives with her family near Stroud.