Sunday 23 July
Brentwood Litfest


Lara Williamson was born and studied in Northern Ireland. After work experience at Marie Claire and freelancing for various magazines including ELLE and New Woman, Lara eventually settled at J17 where, as Beauty Editor, she wrote and styled shoots.

A Boy Called Hope, Lara’s first novel, was shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2015 and the Independent Booksellers' Week Award 2014.

The Boy Who Sailed the Ocean in an Armchair was shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Award 2016 Lara Williamson writes books that are poignant and heart-warming, books unequivocally and unashamedly about love....
Lara will talk about her books and life as an author, answer your questions and sign books.

Lara’s books will be available to purchase on the day.

Age 10+ (Guidance only)

Under 11s must be accompanied by an adult.
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The event will last approximately one hour.

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Tickets: All tickets £3

(We do not have specific details for the performances at the moment.)
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