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From Adultery to Murder: A Shorter Journey Than You Think

Tess Stimson Interviewed by Nicolette Jones

Saturday, 6 April 2019

6:00pm

1 hour

Worcester College: Lecture Theatre

£7 - £12.50

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Novelist Tess Stimson talks about her shift from writing about adultery to writing about murder.

Stimson is the British author of ten novels, including top-ten bestseller The Adultery Club. After graduating from St Hilda’s College, Oxford she went to ITN where she reported and produced regional and world stories, travelling to hotspots and war-zones all over the globe. In 2002, she was appointed professor of creative writing at the University of South Florida and moved to the US. She now lives and works in Vermont and is transitioning into writing psychological suspense fiction, writing as TJ Stimson. Her first novel in this genre, Picture of Innocence, is be published in spring 2019.

Here she talks to The Sunday Times children’s books editor Nicolette Jones.

This event is part of St Hilda’s Day at the festival, a series of talks featuring graduates of St Hilda’s College.

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BBC World Service International radio partner Oxford Martin School Festival ideas partner Bodleian Libraries Festival cultural partner University of Oxford FT Weekend Title partner New College Jewish Book Week Partner of Jewish programme Italian Embassy Supporter of Italian programme Irish Embassy, London Supporters of the Irish programme MIT Press MIT Press. Sponsors of the programme of American literature and culture The Dorchester Hotels Collection Festival London hotel partner Blackwell’s Festival on-site and online bookseller Princeton University Press British Academy Festival academic partner Ian and Carol Sellars Emily Rose and James Marrow Lady Hatch Patron donor for the programme of Irish literature and culture George Warren Mary and Cecil Quillen Jesus College Worcester College Worcester College Lincoln College Lincoln College St Hilda’s College 10th St Hilda's day at the festival St Cross College St Cross College The Feathers Hotel Macdonald Bear Hotel Critchleys The Royal Society of Literature Royal Literary Fund Felicity Bryan Associates Oxford University Press Conference Oxford University of Oxford Mathematical Institute Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies University of Oxford Alumni Office Alumni Office Said Business School Bear Ram Elk Festival Digital Strategy & Web Design BBC Radio Oxford Local radio partner The Oxford Times Regional media partner Oxford Brookes University Oxford University Images Oxford University Images The Sheldonian Theatre Floris of London City Audio Visual Eynsham Hall Sloane Club British Humanist Association The Story Museum Oxford City Council The Litmus Partnership K T Bruce Photography K T Bruce Photography OX magazine History of War All About History Steer Oxford Botanic Garden