Philip Hoare‘s Leviathan or, The Whale won the BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for non-fiction; his new book is RisingTideFallingStar (Fourth Estate). A regular contributor to the Guardian, he is professor of creative writing at the University of Southampton.
Events at Word
Documentary: The Hunt for Moby-DickFriday 31st August, 2018 12:30 pm
Acclaimed writer Philip Hoare confronts our fascination with one of the most mysterious animals in the ocean, the whale.
Featured Classic: Moby-DickSaturday 1st September, 2018 11:15 am
You’ll love this 90-minute reading workshop with whale enthusiast and Moby-Dick expert Philip Hoare.
Whale WatchingThursday 28th August, 2008 12:45 pm
A once in a lifetime chance to encounter the leviathans of the deep with Philip Hoare and David Neiwert.
Starry, Starry NightFriday 31st August, 2018 8:00 pm
John Campbell hosts the most electrifying, energising and eclectic evening of the festival, with seven local and international stars of the festival.
Soundtrack Or, Dancing About ArchitectureSunday 2nd September, 2018 11:30 am
Philip Hoare, Chris Tse, Pip Adam and Nic Low choose the soundtrack to their lives and work, hosted by Kiran Dass.