The ‘Softboiled’ Heroine (Talk)

Organised by Canterbury Christ Church University in partnership with Margate Bookshop, as part of Being Human - A Festival of the Humanities

Fed up with women being typecast as either evil femmes fatales or housetrained ingenues in traditional crime fiction?

Time to read and discuss Elizabeth Sanxay Holding’s The Blank Wall, a pioneering text in the tradition of domestic noir.

This event is part of the Being Human festival, the UK’s only national festival of the humanities, taking place 14–23 November. Led by the School of Advanced Study, University of London, in partnership with the Arts & Humanities Research Council and the British Academy. For further information please check website

Free event but booking advised - Click here to book

6.30pm - 8pm

The event will be held upstairs in the bookshop. Please be aware that there is no disabled access. For further accessibility information please contact the venue.


The Margate Bookshop
2 Market Place

Entry Price