5 speakers 15 minutes each
Sarah Moss was educated at the University of Oxford and is currently professor of creative writing at the University of Warwick. She is the author of four other novels – Cold Earth, Night Waking, which was selected for the Fiction Uncovered Prize in 2011, Bodies of Light and Signs for Lost Children – and is the coauthor of Chocolate: A global history. She spent 2009–10 as a visiting lecturer at the University of Iceland, and wrote an account of her time there, Names for the Sea: Strangers in Iceland, which was shortlisted for the RSL Ondaatje Prize 2013. Her most recent book, The Tidal Zone is shortlisted for the Wellcome Book Prize 2017.