24th / 25th / 26th May 2019, Trefresa Farm, Cornwall

Will Self

Saturday, Talks Barn


We’re delighted to welcome the brilliant Will Self to Porthilly Spirit. Will is the acclaimed author of many novels and books of non-fiction including Great Apes, The Book of Dave, How the Dead Live (which was shortlisted for the Whitbread Novel of the Year 2002), The Butt (winner of the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction 2008), Umbrella (which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize 2012) and Shark. He is also a regular contributor to London Review of Books, The Guardian and The New York Times, and has appeared on TV panels shows from Shooting Stars and Have I Got News For You.