Monday, November 25, 2019 - 18:00

National Liberal Club,
Whitehall Place,

Jonathan Edwards | Gladstone Writers in Residence Launch Evening

Join Gladstone Library at the National Liberal Club in London for a convivial evening of conversation and readings and the official launch of their 2020 Writers in Residence and Politics in Residence programmes.

Hear the winning authors read from their work and talk about their writing lives. 

The five winners of the 2020 Writers in Residence award at Gladstone’s Library are: 
Charlotte HigginsRed Thread: On Mazes and Labyrinths (Jonathan Cape, 2018)
Jonathan EdwardsGen (Seren, 2018)
Katie HaleMy Name is Monster (Canongate, 2019)
Isabel GalleymoreSignificant Other (Carcanet, 2019)
Rachel Heng, Suicide Club: A Novel About Living (Sceptre, 2018) 

The two winners of the 2020 Politics in Residence award at Gladstone's Library are:
Jonathan HeawoodThe Press Freedom Myth (Biteback, 2019)
Marva McClean, From the Middle Passage to Black Lives Matter: Ancestral Writing as a Pedagogy of Hope (Peter Lang, 2019) 

Tickets are priced at £15 which includes a glass of wine and nibbles. Book online, call Reception on 01244 532350 or email

Please note, the Club's dress code is jacket and tie for men. No t-shirts, vests, denim or trainers are permitted.

6pm Drinks

6.15pm Begin