October Book of the Month: The Outrun by Amy Liptrot
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"An exhilarating memoir... Anyone who has ever been unhappy or unwise will find much that resonates in this powerful, beautiful writing." - Cathy Rentzenbrink
About the author:Amy Liptrot has published her work with various magazines, journals and blogs, and she has written a regular column for Caught by the River out of which The Outrun has emerged. As well as writing for major newspapers, including the Guardian and the Observer, Amy has worked as an artist's model, a trampolinist and in a shellfish factory. The Outrun was awarded the 2016 Wainwright Prize and was shortlisted for the 2016 Wellcome Prize.
Follow her on Twitter @amy_may, and Instagram @amymayyyy
Book giveaway:We can't wait to share Amy's book with you. There are 50 free copies up for grabs. To apply, all you need to do is fill in the form below. If you're one of the lucky winners, please do join in the discussion about the book throughout the month and come and chat to Amy in her webchat on Wednesday 2 November. This giveaway closes on Monday 26 September. If you're not lucky enough to win a book, buy a paperback and join in too!
Webchat with Amy Liptrot:
We're delighted to have the opportunity to talk to Amy when she joins us to answer your questions and chat to us about The Outrun on Wednesday 2 November at 9pm. Come and talk to Amy on the night, ask her a question, or simply share your thoughts about the book.
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