Rachel Long

Rachel stands with a blue head wrap and black tank top against a beautiful teal wall

 

10:30-11:00 First Word
Sunday 19 June

Rachel Long’s debut collection, My Darling from the Lions (Picador 2020 / Tin House 2021) was shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best First Collection, The Costa Book Award, The Rathbones Folio Prize, and the Jhalak Prize. The US edition of My Darling from the Lions was a New York Times Book Review, and named one of the 100 must-read books of 2021 by TIME.

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The First Word tent has ramped access onto trackway from Jubilee Parade. Inside, there are solid wooden floors, and seating is available.

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