Northern Fiction Alliance panel - Substance Future Forum, Hull

7 Dec 2017 - 5.00PM - 9.99

Substance Future Forum invites creative industries, businesses, organisations, artists, digital pioneers, social commentators, policy makers and change makers of the future to a day of active debate and discussion on the culture, creativity and future of the north.

Through panel discussions, keynote speeches, installations and debate; Substance aims to deliver a day that sets out how the rich creativity and culture of the north can lay the foundations for future generations, using the regenerated areas of Hull UK City of Culture as a backdrop.

Members of the Northern Fiction Alliance will lead a discussion on how independent publishers and new voices are flourishing in the North, and how there has never been a better time to get your voice heard in the North.

Panellists include Ra Page from Comma Press, Saba Ahmed from And Other Stories and Tilted Axis PressJacob Ross Associate Fiction Editor at Peepal Tree Press, Shane Rhodes from Wrecking Ball Press (Hull) and Jamie McGarry from Valley Press in Scarborough.

5-5:45pm at Fruit, Humber Street, Hull HU1 1TU

This session is part of a day long conference featuring a whole host of discussions and debates. Full programme here.

Tickets are £20 for concessions and £25 full price. If you might struggle to pay the ticket price and feel this day will really benefit you, SFF do have a small amount of bursary places available. Please contact substance@hull2017.co.uk with a short paragraph about yourself and what particular elements of the Future Forum are of interest to you.

Please note that sessions and panellists are subject to change. Tickets will be sold until 4 December at 12pm.