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March 17, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
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Granta Turns 40

Stella Duffy, Devorah Baum and Eleanor Chandler
Picture of Stella Duffy and Deborah Baum


Metal at Chalkwell Hall, Chalkwell Avenue
Southend-on-Sea, SS0 8NB
£5 concessions (27 years and under)

Box Office:

Mercury Theatre
01206 573948

To celebrate 40 years of the UK’s most prestigious literary magazine, join writer Stella Duffy, Professor Devorah Baum and Eleanor Chandler Deputy Online Editor of Granta Magazine, as they discuss the importance of literary magazines for both readers and writers.


This event is part of Metal and Essex Book Festival’s Pop-Up Writers’ House. Find out more at essexwritershouse.co.uk

This event is also part of Essex Book Festival’s Golden Age of Crime Weekend, taking place at the Park Inn Palace Hotel in Southend-on-Sea on 16 & 17 March.


Logo for Granta Books


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Metal at Chalkwell Hall
Chalkwell Avenue
Southend-on-Sea, SS0 8NB
01702 470 700

Accessibility: Please contact the venue direct about wheelchair and disabled access.

Hearing Loop: Essex Book Festival has a mobile Roger Pen hearing loop system, which needs to be booked by individuals in advance at least five days before the event. If you would like to use the Roger Pen email [email protected]