Joanna is an award-winning BBC journalist based in London. She has worked as a BBC producer in the US, South Africa, Europe and India. In 2015 she won an award for the best current affairs documentary for her in-depth look at the prosecution of rape in India. Red River Girl, her first book, is a gripping account of the unsolved death of an indigenous teenager whose body was found in Winnipeg’s Red River.
“Stranger than fiction? Murder, mayhem and the world of true crime”, Sunday 17 November, 14.00-15.00 at Village Hall (Main)
The session is chaired by Andrew Lownie
Andrew Lownie has run his own literary agency since 1988 and according to Publishers’ Marketplace has been the top selling literary agent in the world. He has written acclaimed biographies of the writer John Buchan and the spy Guy Burgess and is the founder and now President of the Biographers Club.