Sally Cline explores how our cultural taboos and sexual politics shape and structure women's roles and responsibilities around the sick and the dying, and how this in turn affects women's attitudes and behaviour towards bereavement and death.
Carole Angier is the biographer of Jean Rhys (shortlisted for the Whitbred Prize and winner of a Writer's Guild Non Fiction Award) and Primo Levi. She is a regular critic for The Independent, The Sunday Telegraph,The Spectator, The Literary Review, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and teaches life writing at the University of Warwick and Birkbeck College, London University and works as a one-to-one mentor with emerging writers. Sally Clineis an award-winning biographer and short story writer for print and radio, the author of 9 books, including 3 ground-breaking literary biographies. She is an Advisory Fellow for the Royal Literary Fund, and a judge and mentor for new writers.