Alex Wheatle

Monday 23 October 6.30pm-8pm

Alex will talk about his experiences as a writer for adults and children.  His Crongton series for young people includes his most recent book, Straight Outta Crongton.  His 2016 book Crongton Knights won the 50th Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize.  One of the judging panel, said of the book: “Wheatle’s writing is poetic, rhythmic and unique, remaking the English language with tremendous verve. Though Crongton is his invention, it resonates with many urban situations, not only in Britain but around the world. Crongton Knights is a major novel from a major voice in British children’s literature”.


Free – booking essential

020 7223 2334

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