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Alex Wheatle: Straight Outta Crongton

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University of Greenwich

The Queen Mary Undercroft

Old Royal Naval College

Greenwich, London

SE10 9LS

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Award-winning novelist Alex Wheatle discusses his new young adult novel, “Straight Outta Crongton” and his use of London as a literary backdrop. The novel is part of a sequence that occurs on the fictional London estate South Crongton. Wheatle won the 2016 Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize for his previous novel, Crongton Knights and was awarded an MBE for services to literature in 2008.

Chair: Anna James is a journalist and literary scout. Her debut novel, Pages & Co will be published in autumn 2017.

Age: 9+

All attendees, both adults and children, are required to have purchased a ticket under the General Admission category. All children should be accompanied by an adult.


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The Greenwich Book Festival are offering concessions for Greenwich Card holders, Thames Clipper ticket-holders (valid that day), University of Greenwich staff, OAPs & students. Proof of concession will be checked on the door of the event so please ensure you bring your card/ID for verification.

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The University of Greenwich reserves the right to cancel a ticket at any time should the author withdraw from appearing. Such an occurance would be out of the University's control and tickets will be fully refunded. Where possible, attendees would be notified in advance by e-mail should a presentation be cancelled.

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Old Royal Naval College

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