SYP Competition: Talk and Drink with Prof. Alan Garner, OBE!

Are you a huge fan of the Fantasy genre, interested in learning more about authors, or simply desperate to meet and chat with an author who has won numerous literary prizes, and is one of only six authors to have won both the Carnegie Medal and the Guardian’s Children’s Book prize for the same novel?

Professor Alan Garner, OBE will holding a talk (and staying for drinks!) at Magdalen College, 6pm on Friday 25th October. The talk accompanies the exhibition Magical Books: From the Middle Ages to Middle-Earth which is currently taking place at the Bodleian Library, and features Alan’s work. After the 45 minute talk, there will be drinks and the opportunity to chat with Professor Garner.

SYP has two tickets (worth £24) for this amazing experience, and they could be yours!

Simply email SYP Oxford with your name, a contact phone number and the answer to the following question, by 8pm on Saturday 19th October:

What is the name of Professor Garner’s first novel, which was published in 1960 by Collins?

We will draw a winner from lots on Sunday, and notify you of this and how to collect your tickets by return email by 8pm Monday 21st October.

Good luck, all!