Amy Arnold will launch Lori and Joe in Edinburgh as part of the Edinburgh Book Fringe, hosted by Typewronger Books. Amy will read from the novel and be in conversation with Elizabeth Reeder, co-author of microbursts.
6–6.30pm, Friday 25 August
4a Haddington Place
Edinburgh EH7 4AE
Free to attend! There’s more information on the Edinburgh Book Fringe programme here: https://www.typewronger.com/home/bookfringe
Amy Arnold lives in Cumbria. She has degrees in Music and Psychology, and studied postgraduate Neuropsychology at Birmingham University. She’s worked as a university lecturer, teacher and swede packer. Her debut novel, Slip of a Fish, won the 2018 Northern Book Prize and was shortlisted for the 2019 Goldsmiths Prize. Lori & Joe is her second novel.
Elizabeth Reeder, originally from Chicago, now lives in Scotland. She writes fiction, narrative non-fiction and hybrid work that creates spaces between forms, subjects and disciplines. Her work explores identity, family, illness and grief, creativity and landscapes. Her latest novel, An Archive of Happiness, was published by Penned in the Margins in September 2020 and was long-listed for the Highland Book Prize. microbursts, a collaborative work between herself and the artist Amanda Thomson, was published by Prototype in 2021. She is a MacDowell Fellow and a senior lecturer in Creative Writing at University of Glasgow. Her website is: elizabethkreeder.com