Tracey Thorn in conversation with Wayne Herbert
Saturday 31 August
Venue: East Sussex College Hastings
13.00 to 14.00
Wayne, local writer and Hastings Litfest Steering Group member, will be talking to Tracey about everything from song and book writing to growing up in suburbia and feeling like you want to be somewhere else. Tracey will be reading from her book – Another Planet – and will have plenty of time to answer audience questions followed by a book signing
is a singer-songwriter and writer. After forming her first band, Marine Girls, while still at school, she delivered her breakthrough debut mini solo album, A Distant Shore , in 1982. She then spent seventeen years in bestselling duo Everything But The Girl . Since 2007 she has released three further solo albums, one movie soundtrack, a clutch of singles and three books, including the Sunday Times bestselling memoir, Bedsit Disco Queen . She currently writes a column for the New Statesman and launched her new album Record in March 2018. She lives in London with her husband Ben Watt and their three children.