Sarah Hall Born in Cumbria and twice nominated for the Man Booker prize Sarah Hall is the author of six novels and three short story collections. Sarah’s most recent novel - Burntcoat is suffused with a sensual passion, this deft novel finds a dying sculptor reflecting on love, lust and lockdown in limpid, impeccably crafted prose. Chaired by Will Mackie, New Writing North Book Now Booking Information Priority Booking for Festival Friends opens at 08.00 on Tuesday 19th April. Tickets go on general sale from Thursday 21st April. Please note that a handling charge of 50p per ticket applies to bookings made in person or over the phone. No handling charges apply to online bookings. Hearing loops are available. Carers qualify for free ‘essential companion’ tickets. Wheelchair spaces are limited. In all cases, please call the Box Office on 01434 652477 to book (booking fees will not apply). Booking for this event has now closed.