Social Media 101

SoA @ Home Festival

How do you effectively create and build your author profile (brand) on social media and the Internet? Candy and Chitra will cover the basics of Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, author websites and blogs – giving you tips to back up social media efforts in the real world, as well as how to develop those connections in the wider world. 

Home, Migration and Free Movement: Refugee Tales and English PEN

SoA @ Home Festival

Exploring ideas of home, migration, the free movement of people and languages, alongside PEN’s work with young refugee writers. Join us for an in-conversation event with Neel Mukherjee and Ishiaba Kasonga who will open the event with a short reading, followed by a panel discussion chaired by Hannah Trevarthen of English PEN.

Meet the 2020 Society of Authors’ Award Shortlistees

SoA @ Home Festival

A chance to meet some of this year’s SoA 2020 Award shortlistees! Robyn Law, our Prizes and Awards Manager, will be in conversation with Catriona Ward, Okechukwu Nzelu, Gaby Koppel and Rónán Hession.

Afternoon Tea with Sarah Waters

SoA @ Home Festival

Grab a cuppa and a join us for a 45-minute online video session with Sarah Waters as she shares a mini tour of her creative workspace, insights into what she’s currently working on, and how she is adapting to working online. Sarah Waters is an SoA Council Member and a judge for this year’s Paul Torday Memorial Prize, part of the SoA Awards.