Jeanette Winterson

Jeanette Winterson

Writer born in 1959. She won the Whitbread Prize for her first, autobiographical novel Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit. Several years later, the book was adapted for television, and the adaptation won the BAFTA Award. Winterston's novels are, above all, a study of human imagination, attitudes and the limits of identity, especially sexual identity. Polish translations of her books published to date include: Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit; The Passion; Sexing the Cherry; Written on the Body; Art & Lies: A Piece for Three Voices and a Bawd; Art Objects; The PowerBook; Lighthousekeeping; Weight; Tanglewreck; The Stone Gods; and Gut Symmetries. At the Conrad Festival she told with Bożena Umińska-Keff about Oranges are not the only fruit on 25th October 2012.