Bristol Event: Novelist Tessa Hadley in conversation with Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist Ally Kessler
Venue: Folk House, 40 Park Street, Bristol BS1 5JG
Date: Friday 8 May 2015
Tickets: £10 (£8 unwaged) plus booking fee online
£12 on the door
Tessa Hadley has published five novels including The London Train and Clever Girl, and two collections of short stories. Her new novel, The Past, will be published in September this year. She has also written one book of criticism, Henry James and the Imagination of Pleasure. She publishes stories regularly in the New Yorker, reviews for the Guardian and the London Review of Books, and is a Professor of Creative Writing at Bath Spa University.
Ally Kessler is a psychoanalytic psychotherapist, and a training therapist and supervisor for the Severnside Institute for Psychotherapy. As well as her private practice, she works at The Harbour in central Bristol, which offers free, professional therapy to people affected by life -threatening illness. Her background is in education and the arts.