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Beryl Bainbridge: Artist, Writer, Friend
Speaker: Psiche Hughes

A painting by Beryl BainbridgeA painting by Beryl Bainbridge, courtesy the estate of Beryl Bainbridge
  • Monday 24 June 2013, 6.00PM
  • Free admission
    Booking required, see below for tickets
  • Ron Cooke Hub, University of York (See locations page)

Event details

Whilst Beryl Bainbridge is extremely well known and respected as a writer – she is hardly known as a painter. The author Psiche Hughes will talk of Beryl’s painting, and how it interlinked with her writing and her life.  She will draw upon her very close friendship with Beryl Bainbridge for over 35 years.

Speaker biography

Italian-born Psiche Hughes is a former lecturer in Latin American and comparative literature at the University of London. She has published several translations of prose and poetry.


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