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Institute of Advanced Study

Past Events

Children's author Gillian Cross interviewed by Prof. Barbara Graziosi

28th June 2014, 17:00 to 18:00, Seminar Room, Institute of Advanced Study, Cosin's Hall, Palace Green

This event sees Gillian Cross discuss issues in the process writing of her recent adaptation of the Odyssey with Professor Barbara Graziosi.

How do you go about adaptating the Odyssey for children? Gillian Cross is a well-loved children's author, best known for her The Demon Headmaster series and winner of the 1990 Carnegie Medal and 1992 Whitbread Children's Book Award (two of the most prestigious prizes in children's literature). This event sees her discuss issues in the process writing of her recent adaptation of the Odyssey with Professor Barbara Graziosi. 

This event is free, but space is limited. Please email f.m.richards@durham.ac.uk to reserve a place.