An audience with Christopher Priest
Friday 30 August
Venue: St Mary in the Castle
16.00 to 17.00
Join the award winning author of “The Prestige” and “The Glamour” as he talks about his life and work
is a British novelist and science fiction writer. His works include Fugue for a Darkening Island, Inverted World, The Affirmation, The Glamour, The Prestige and The Separation.
He lived in Hastings for many years, but now lives with his family on the Isle of Bute.
Priest has been strongly influenced by the science fiction of H. G. Wells and in 2006 was appointed Vice-President of the international H. G. Wells Society.
Priest has won the British Science Fiction Association award for the best novel four times: in 1974 for Inverted World; in 1998 for The Extremes; in 2002 for The Separation and in 2011 for The Islanders.
He has won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction and the World Fantasy Award (for The Prestige).