Elaine Castillo – Cheltenham Literature Festival


October 5, 2018


It’s been a remarkable year for debuts; join the folks at Cheltenham as they raise a glass to three of their favourites. Elaine Castillo‘s America Is Not the Heart traces a Filipino immigrant family’s search for the American Dream; Sharlene Teo‘s Singapore-set Ponti is a sweeping story of three generations of women and the guilt that ties them; and Imogen Hermes Gower‘s The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock is a masterfully plotted story of mermaids, madams and intrigue in 1780s London. Chaired by Anna James.

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The Nook, Montpellier Gardens, GL50 1UW