Anna Freeman is a lecturer in Creative Writing at Bath Spa University as well as a multiple slam-winning performance poet who has appeared at festivals across Britain including Latitude and Glastonbury. She lives in Bristol. The Fair Fight is her first novel.
This month The Malton Book Club put themselves forward to read and review Anna Freeman’s The Fair Fight, a vibrant, visceral tale of courage, reinvention and fighting your way to the top in Georgian Bristol. Here’s what they made of it.
Anna Freeman is the author of The Fair Fight, a vibrant tale of female boxers and their scheming patrons in 18th-century Bristol. We had a chat with Anna and found out why she wishes she could spend her days making tiny things, and whether she actually took up boxing as research.