Opening Keynote Speech - And Then Came Fiction : 09.40 to
Sally Magnusson, broadcaster, journalist and
Sally Magnusson speaks about why, after a varied
writing and broadcasting career, she has become a novelist - and
why we need the imagination of the writer more now than ever.
Broadcaster and journalist Sally
Magnusson has written 10 books, most famously, her Sunday
Times bestseller, Where Memories Go (Hodder &
Stoughton, 2014) about her mother's dementia. Half-Icelandic,
half-Scottish, Sally has inherited a rich storytelling tradition.
The Sealwoman's Gift (hodder & Stoughton, 2018) is her