A fundraising talk in aid of the Colchester Archaeological Trust with Melissa Addey, author of From the Ashes.
Join us online for a fundraising talk in aid of the Colchester Archaeological Trust with Melissa Addey, author of From the Ashes, first in a new series of four novels focused on the backstage team of the Colosseum. From initial ideas and research trips through to working with experts in the era to perfect minor details, as well as the reasons behind her fictional choices, Melissa will explore the history behind the storytelling. All ticket proceeds go to supporting the Colchester Archaeological Trust.
Melissa Addey has a PhD in Creative Writing and was the Leverhulme Trust Writer in Residence at the British Library. She writes historical fiction set in 11th century Morocco, 18th century China and 1st century Rome. She lives in London with her husband and two children. To read more about Melissa and explore her books, visit www.MelissaAddey.com
The Colchester Archaeological Trust The money raised from this series of talks will allow the Trust to develop future self-sustaining income streams to support its valuable work. Find out more at www.RomanCircus.co.uk
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