This term’s event will be headlined with a reading and interview with the novelist Olivia Sudjic, and will feature contributions from City Lit's Malorie Blackman Scholarship students and poetry masterclass students.
Olivia Sudjic is a writer living in London. She is the author of Sympathy, her 2017 debut novel exploring surveillance and identity in the digital age, which was a finalist for the Salerno European Book Award and the Collyer Bristow Prize, and Exposure, a non-fiction work on anxiety and auto-fiction, named an Irish Times, Evening Standard and White Review Book of the Year for 2018. Her writing has appeared in publications including the New York Times, Paris Review, Financial Times, Guardian, Granta and Wired. Her second novel, Asylum Road, told from the perspective of Anya, who escaped the siege of Sarajevo as a child, is published by Bloomsbury.