EVENT: On the Road – Off the Page

Tony will be one of five travel writers taking part in this discussion session. The participants will discuss their very different styles of work.

Date: Wednesday, 13th March 2013
Time: 6.00-7.00pm, followed by a drinks reception
Venue: Portland Building, Portland Street, Portsmouth PO1 3AH
Entry: Free, but tickets must be obtained in advance from Eventbrite. Venue capacity is 250.

Travel writing has never been more interesting or more diverse than it is today. It has both broad appeal and literary import, with television personalities such as Michael Palin to be found in the genre alongside Nobel Laureates such as VS Naipaul. In this session we present five very different travel writers – from Portsmouth and beyond – with very different approaches to the craft. Drawing on their own enthralling travel experiences, their work spans poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction and journalism.

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