WATCH: Angie Thomas Talks to Jenny Valentine at the Hay Festival
The Author Discusses the Film Adaptation of The Hate U Give and Her New Novel, Concrete Rose
The Hay Festival launches its 34th spring edition, broadcasting for free online from Hay-on-Wye to the world 26 May–6 June. Over 12 days, more than 200 acclaimed writers, global policy makers, historians, poets, pioneers and innovators join together to inspire, examine, and entertain in events for all ages. All events are closed-captioned and available to watch for free on the Hay Player.
Angie Thomas’ internationally acclaimed debut novel The Hate U Give was adapted for the big screen. Find out how this was achieved and discover more about the world of Garden Heights in her new novel, Concrete Rose. Here, she chats with Jenny Valentine, author of A Girl Called Joy.