City of Literature

A Manual for Heartache

with Richard Beard, Max Porter and Cathy Rentzenbrink

Friday 26 May 2pm

The Adnams Spiegeltent

Max Porter wears a blue jumper and looks towards the camera

Author Max Porter © Lucy Dickens

How do we make sense of great tragedy? Three acclaimed writers – Richard Beard (The Day That Went Missing), Max Porter (Grief is the Thing with Feathers) and Cathy Rentzenbrink (The Last Act of Love) – come together for an honest yet uplifting discussion of family, loss, and strength, which addresses the healing power of words, and whether reading can prepare us for living with heartache.

This event is part of our City of Literature Weekend, 26 - 28 May
Click here to find out about all of the events taking place


Event runs: c. 1 hr

Visit Richard Beard's website here

Visit Max Porter's Guardian interview page here

Visit Cathy Rentzenbrink's website here

City of Literature is presented in association with

Writers’ Centre Norwich

UNESCO City of Literature

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