FESTIVAL OF WORDS: JOANNA TROLLOPE
LIFE AND WORKS
‘Nobody writes about family tensions better than Joanna Trollope’ Good Housekeeping
Joanna Trollope is one of Britain’s most popular authors whose novels of modern relationships, marriage and community have kept her among the bestsellers for over 30 years.
She was appointed OBE in 1996, and a trustee of the National Literacy Trust in 2012. She has chaired the Whitbread and Orange Awards, as well as being a judge of many other literature prizes; she has been part of two DCMS panels on public libraries and is patron of numerous charities, including Meningitis Now, and Chawton House Library. In 2014, she updated Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility as the opening novel in the Austen Project.
Join Joanna Trollope as she discusses her life, works and her latest novel An Unsuitable Match, an uplifting story of love, family and second chances.