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Feminist Fairy Tales: with Malorie Blackman, Kamila Shamsie, Rebecca Solnit and Jeanette Winterson, 23rd November

Feminist Fairytales
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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.

Penguin Live in partnership with The British Library are thrilled to present Feminist Fairy Tales: with Malorie Blackman, Kamila Shamsie, Rebecca Solnit and Jeanette Winterson.

Join acclaimed authors Jeanette Winterson, Malorie Blackman, Kamila Shamsie and Rebecca Solnit as they launch a major new series of feminist fairy tale retellings with Vintage Classics.

Fairy tales across the ages have been rich ground for retelling and reframing. With these new tales, 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.  

Don’t miss your chance to get an inside look at how Cinderella Liberator, Blueblood, Hansel and Greta and Duckling came into being. The authors will discuss with one another their processes, inspirations and interpretations of long loved classics. For those with a love of fairy tales, and for the incredible authors behind these retellings, come and hear the conversation and put your questions directly to them.

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.

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

Please note, tickets for this event are non-refundable.

If you have bought a book with your ticket, you will receive your copy in the 10 days after the event.

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