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Released: 30.09.14

Orange Prize short-listed author Monique Roffey is set to visit the University of St Mark & St John.

Roffey – whose fifth novel House of Ashes has just been published by Simon and Schuster – will launch the new Visiting Writers Series of lectures at the University Library Lecture Theatre next Tuesday, October 7 at 6.30pm.

Last year Roffey won the OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature for her fourth novel, Archipelago.

University of St Mark & St John programme Leader for Creative Writing and English Literature Hayden Gabriel said: “It is with great pleasure, I announce the first Visiting Writer of the new academic year will be Monique Roffey.” 

Admission to the Visiting Writer Series is FREE but seat reservation is required.

For further enquiries and seat reservations telephone the University of St Mark & St John, 01752 636700 extension 5134 between 8:30 and 4:30 or email


Click here to find out about our Creative Writing programme 

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