Will Self writer/thinker/polemicist/critic and an avid walker, returns to Hull brandishing a new text commissioned by Humber Mouth, published by Wrecking Ball Press, Responding to the theme How Was Your Day? He will shortly read the work in his unmistakable drawl, but first Will espouses his fondness for Hull.
Sunday teatime Humber Mouth hosted the Royal Society event The Evolution of Science Writing. Two authors, mathematician Eugenia Cheng and environmental journalist Gaia Vince – aided by Dr. Steve Cross science communicator – spoke at length about the art of science writing past, present and future.
Introduced by Writing Squad Director Steve Dearden, Project H is a branch of the programme, set up with the the aim of creating, the next generation of writers in the North. By targeting the 16 – 21 age group Writing Squad becomes an essential stepping stone from school or college, into the professional world.
Every year Humber Mouth commissions new work, new writing to be debuted during the festival. Lexi, Or Electra Retold is one of those pieces. Performed by Grace Savage singer/songwriter and champion beatboxer, written by Laura Turner and directed by Jake Smith, with original music Grace Savage. Lexi was a work in progress show, presented at The […]
Sara Pascoe comedian and now author, has a novel approach to defeat interviewers, she begins interviewing them. In Hull last night to promote her debut title Animal she is greeted by another packed library – Humber Mouth sure knows how to put on a show – in the chair is MC Dave Windass.
It is a welcome return for Laura Barnett and Katheryn Williams as they jointly promote Laura’s latest novel Greatest Hits. The book by the bestselling author of The Versions of Us, is accompanied by an album of songs, written and performed by award-winning, multi-album selling Katheryn Williams, that inspire and inform the main character’s journey.