Lisa O’Donnell: Imagination and Truth in Fiction
Lisa O’Donnell, author of The Death of Bees and Closed Doors, is in Dubai to discuss the art of storytelling and the tension between imagination and realism in fiction.
Lisa is the author of the Commonwealth Book Prize-winning novel The Death of Bees, published by Windmill. Her second novel, Closed Doors is published by William Heinemann. Lisa won the Orange Screenwriting Prize for her screenplay The Wedding Gift and was nominated for the Dennis Potter New Screenwriters’ Award. She is currently working on her third novel.
Lisa is in Dubai to deliver two creative writing courses in association with Curtis Brown Creative and the Emirates Literature Foundation. She teaches creative writing at City University London and Curtis Brown Creative.
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