Real Faith in Imaginary Places

Authors Francis Spufford (Light Perpetual, Golden Hill) and Catherine Fox (The Lindchester Chronicles) discuss their experiences of writing about faith in novels.


Chair: Sarah Meyrick


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3.00pm Saturday 25 February 2023


Catherine Fox

Catherine Fox is Academic Director of the Manchester Writing School at Manchester Metropolitan University.

Her debut novel, Angels and Men, was a Sunday Times Pick of the Year and the first in the Lindchester Chronicles, Acts and Omissions, was chosen as a Guardian Book of 2014. Catherine is married to the Bishop of Sheffield and is a judo black belt.

Francis Spufford

Francis Spufford is the author of Unapologetic, shortlisted for the Michael Ramsey Prize, and the literary bestseller Golden Hill.

His most recent book is Light PerpetualHe is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and is married to a Canon of Ely Cathedral.


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