Salley Vickers is the author of the word-of-mouth bestseller Miss Garnet’s Angel and several other bestselling novels including Mr Golightly’s Holiday, The Other Side of You and Dancing Backwards as well as a collection of short stories Aphrodite’s Hat. She has worked as a cleaner, a dancer, a university teacher of literature and a psychoanalyst. She is currently a RLF fellow at Newnham College Cambridge and she divides her time between Cambridge and London. Melissa Katsoulis is the author of Telling Tales: A History of Literary Hoaxes. A former staff writer on The Times, she currently writes on arts and books for The Sunday Telegraph and The Times. Melissa grew up and still lives in Highgate.
This is part of the Highgate & Hampstead Literary Festival.