Sofka Zinovieff was born in London, has Russian ancestry and has lived in Greece for many years. Her latest book “Putney” is an explosive and thought-provoking novel about the far-reaching repercussions of an illicit relationship between a young girl and a much older man.
Sofka Zinovieff and Emma Glass – Considering #MeToo 2:30pm – 3:30pm – Saturday 26 October Tickets £6 http://www.derbybookfestival.co.uk/whats-on/sofka-zinovieff-and-emma-glass-confronting-metoo/ Derby Book Festival welcomes two writers whose work tackles the themes of violence, rape and sexual grooming in two brave, hard hitting novels. Putney by Sofka Zinovieff is described by The Guardian as ‘a Lolita for the age
Reading Greece | Sofka Zinovieff: “I have a strong belief in the resilience of Greeks” What does it mean to be Greek? What connects Greek and British people? How does the ancient Greek heritage weigh on contemporary Greeks? These are some of the questions that the acclaimed British author, Sofka Zinovieff, attempts to answer in her
Sofka will talk on Tuesday 24 September at the Corfu Public Library in the fortress at 7.30 pm Three Anglo-Greek Families: Three Books CORFU LITERARY FESTIVAL 23rd to 30th September 2019 https://www.corfuliteraryfestival.com/ To register your interest and to be sent ticketing details, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org When the island
A discussion with students about Putney and the process of writing a novel. Tuesday 14 June 2019
Once an Anthropologist, Always an Anthropologist? With alumnus Sofka Zinovieff, journalist and writer Sofka will talk about how her studies in social anthropology have influenced her life and work. After completing a PhD on contemporary Greek identity, she became a journalist and writer with a lifelong connection to Greece, which has featured in several of
Step inside Bloomsbury Publishing as we explore provocative storytelling and two authors of contemporary literary fiction who are unafraid to push the boundaries of style and content and be bold in their writing.
Proud of my beloved grandmother Sofka Skipwith neé Dolgoruky on #HolocaustRemembranceDay
Remembered as a #BritishHerooftheHolocaust Honoured to have her medal from @yadvashem
#HolocaustRemembranceDay marks liberation of Auschwitz death camp by the Red Army. We mourn the millions of victims and honour those who saved lives. Among 37 British Heroes of the Holocaust one (Sofka Skipwith) was Russian, 4 people of Jersey gave shelter to escaped Soviet POWs