2018 marks the centenary of the birth of the iconic writer Muriel Spark. Best-known as the author of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Dame Muriel was a poet, writer of fiction, criticism and literary biography, and was at the top of her profession, internationally, for more than half a century.
The Muriel Spark 100 programme celebrates Spark as one of Scotland’s finest and most internationally respected writers. Events will be taking place across the country from November 2017 to the end of 2018 in celebration of her work, her life and her extraordinary contribution to letters. From talks to exhibitions, readings to screenings, there is so much to discover.
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‘Muriel Spark 100’ is being organised jointly by the National Library and Creative Scotland to pay tribute to one of Scotland’s most important novelists.