On Wednesday 12th June, Gaynor Arnold will be receiving her award from the Lord Mayor of Coventry for her novel Girl in a Blue Dress. It was voted best historical novel in the Coventry Book Awards, beating both Hilary Mantel (for Wolf Hall) and Orange Prize winner Madeline Miller (Shield of Achilles).
On Thursday 13th June Gaynor will be at the Central library in Coventry at 6pm to talk about her second novel After Such Kindness, which is based on the relationship between Lewis Carroll and Alice Liddell. The event is entitled ‘The Truth Behind the Facts’. Tickets via www.Coventryliterally2013.eventbrite.co.uk