Thu 2 June 2022




Turner Contemporary, Kent, CT9 1HG




Author ChatAuthor Reading

Life as a Debut Author

Debut novelist Chloe Timms discusses her atmospheric new novel The Seawomen. She talks about what inspired her and the journey to publication, sharing her passion and writing advice.

Chloe is in conversation with actor and fellow writer Susannah Wise, author of This Fragile Earth and Okay Then That’s Great.


Location: Turner Contemporary
Date: Thursday 2 June 2022
Time: 12:30pm
Price: £6


Chloe Timms










Front cover for Chloe Timm's book, The Seawomen, a blue background with an island appearing like a mermaid.

About the author...

Chloe Timms is a writer from the Kent coast. After a career in teaching, Chloe studied for an MA in Creative Writing at the University of Kent and won a scholarship for the Faber Academy. Chloe is also a passionate disability rights campaigner. The Seawomen is her first novel.

Susannah Wise is an actor and author. Her debut, This Fragile Earth, came out in 2021 with Gollancz. Her second novel, Okay Then That’s Great, will be released in July ’22. Both books were longlisted for the Mslexia Novel Award. She has also had poetry published in Gutter Magazine.


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