An Audience with Ann Cleeves

£5 per person

Suitable for ages 16+

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Award-winning author of the Vera and Shetland series, Ann Cleeves, will be joining us at The Word to discuss her new book The Heron’s Cry, the second in her new Two Rivers series set in North Devon featuring Detective Matthew Venn, following the sensational number one bestseller, The Long Call.

About Ann Cleeves

Ann Cleeves is the author of over thirty critically acclaimed novels and is translated into as many languages. An international bestseller, she is the creator of popular detectives Vera Stanhope and Jimmy Perez who can be found on television in ITV’s Vera and BBC One’s Shetland. The TV series and the books they are based on have become global sensations, capturing the minds of millions worldwide. Silverprint, the production company behind both television series is producing an ITV drama of THE LONG CALL, the first in Ann’s latest new Two Rivers series, which was a number 1 Sunday Times bestseller in 2020.
Ann worked as a probation officer, librarian, bird observatory cook, and auxiliary coastguard before she started writing, She’s been awarded the highest accolade in crime writing, the 2017 CWA Diamond Dagger, and is a member of ‘Murder Squad’, working with other British northern writers to promote crime fiction. A passionate champion for libraries, she was a national libraries Day Ambassador in 2016. Ann lives in North Tyneside near where the Vera books are set. Find her on twitter @AnnCleeves

Header image by David Hirst.

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About WRITE Festival 2021 

This event is part of The Word’s WRITE Festival which is being held between 17-25 September 2021 across The Word, South Tyneside Libraries and online. Enjoy a programme of unmissable events, workshops and performances! Find out more by viewing our full WRITE Festival programme.

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