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WRAP Live! In conversation with Ashley Hickson-Lovence

At Nottingham Trent University


Reserve your free place for our next WRAP Live! online event with Ashley Hickson-Lovence, whose stunning debut novel The 392 explores a 36-minute bus journey. He'll be in conversation with poet, academic and Nottingham Creative Writing Hub member Dr Becky Cullen.

A former teacher with an interest in inspiring reluctant readers, Ashley is currently writing about Uriah Rennie, the Premier League's first black referee. Becky will be asking about the stops on Ashley’s own writing route, as well as passing questions about black football players and referees, and what happens when you take up your position in the writing arena.

With performances from Nottingham and WRAP writers and a reading from Ashley, this event is open to students, staff and the public. Co-hosted with Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature and Nottingham Creative Writing Hub.

How do I watch this event?

You can watch this event live on NTU's YouTube channel.

How much does this event cost?
This event is completely free and open to everyone; students, staff and the general public.

How long will this event last?

You can join our virtual lobby from 7.20 pm; the livestream will start promptly at 7.30 pm and last approximately 1.5 hours with a short comfort break halfway through.

Tell me more about WRAP

WRAP is our new Writing, Reading and Pleasure project, delivered as part Curated & Created – NTU's cultural programme.

WRAP offers a variety of activities for NTU students, including book groups, writing workshops, meetups and masterclasses, and a public programme of events. Ashley Hickson-Lovence is this term's WRAP Featured Writer and will be joining a number of our student and staff events.

Find out more about WRAP on our website.

How do I find out about more events like this?

Join the Curated & Created mailing list and we'll let you know what's coming up.

Contact us

Email [email protected] for more information about this event or the WRAP programme.

Image credit: Ashley Hickson-Lovence by Taryn Everdeen.

Booking information:

Reserve your free place and we'll email you full details of how to tune in to the livestream

Nottingham Trent University

Burton St
0115 841 8418

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