New Words Festival presents Naomi Booth

Time to Read and Blackpool Libraries are thrilled to host talented author Naomi Booth.

UPDATE! Tickets available now

Photo of Naomi BoothAbout the Author

Naomi Booth is a fiction writer and academic. She is the author of The Lost Art of Sinking, Sealed and Exit Management, and she was recently named one of The Guardian’s ‘Fresh Voices: Fifty Writers to Read Now’. She is the recipient of a Saboteur Award for Best Novella and her short fiction has been longlisted for the Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award and the Galley Beggars Short Story Prize. She was recently commissioned to retell the northern folk tale of the boggart for the Audible Original/Virago anthology Hag; the resulting story, ‘Sour Hall’, has been adapted into an audio drama series. Naomi grew up in West Yorkshire and now lives in York.

Both novels are are published by available to buy from You can also download Exit Management as an ebook from many North West Libraries.


exit management book cover


About the event
After you register for the event, you will receive an email with the log-in details. There will be a chance to as questions. The New Words Festival is made possible through public funding from Arts Council England.