A. L. Kennedy with Gill Dennis


photo of A. L. Kennedy with Gill Dennis
A. L. Kennedy

A.L. Kennedy was born in Dundee, Scotland, in 1965. She is the author of six novels, five short story collections and two works of nonfiction. No one captures the spirit of our times like Kennedy,...

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photo of A. L. Kennedy with Gill Dennis
Gill Dennis

Gill Dennis has written several screenplays, including the acclaimed film, “Walk the Line” based on the life of country music star Johnny Cash. He has also directed numerous plays and is a recipient...

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About this Event

A. L. Kennedy: What Becomes (book cover)

Her sons showed no sign of having heard her and she wondered again which of her threats they would remember, which would be useful and which would scar. It never was easy to tell, she supposed, if your parenting was mostly beneficial, or bound to harm.

- From the story “Wasps” in What Becomes

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Audio from this Event

A. L. Kennedy read from her work, then joined in conversation with Gill Dennis | Duration: 1:22:55

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A. L. Kennedy read from her work, introduction by Gill Dennis

A. L. Kennedy joined in conversation with Gill Dennis


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