Based on his creative works, Adam Foulds will talk about writing marginal figures into the story, about writing stories that official history has tried to ignore, and about writing about extraordinary people, geniuses and madmen.
His lecture "Strangers in Literature" will take place at 12.45 pm at the main stage "Open-air summer sinema hall" in the Muzeon Park of Arts on June, 27, 2015. The partiicipation is free of charge, registration is required.
Adam Foulds is a poet and novelist from London. He studied English Literature at Oxford University and Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia. He has published three novels and a narrative poem and has been the recipient of a number of literary awards, including the Sunday Times Young Writer Of The Year, the Costa Poetry Prize, the Somerset Maugham Award, the South Bank Show Prize for Literature, the Encore Award, the European Union Prize For Literature and the E M Forster Award. His novel, The Quickening Maze, was shortlisted for the 2009 Man Booker Prize. He was made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2010. His latest novel, In The Wolf’s Mouth, was published in February 2014.