Harvey Keitel joins cast of upcoming Sky and Peacock Original Drama, The Tattooist of Auschwitz
Academy Award nominee Harvey Keitel (The Irishman, Youth) to play lead role as the modern-day Lale Sokolov in the Sky and Peacock television adaptation of the globally bestselling novel, The Tattooist of Auschwitz, by Heather Morris, produced by Synchronicity Films in association with Sky Studios. The Tattooist of Auschwitz is inspired by the heart-breaking true-life story of Lale and Gita Sokolov. Lale (Jonah Hauer-King) arrived at Auschwitz-Birkenau in 1942, and shortly after arrival, he was made one of the tätowierer (tattooists), charged to ink identification numbers onto fellow prisoners’ arms. One day, he meets Gita (Anna Próchniak) when tattooing her prisoner number on her arm. They experience love at first…
Sky announce ‘major adaptation’ of The Tattooist of Auschwitz
Sky has announced its largest ever slate of new programming at their Up Next 2022 event. Amongst the new titles announced was a major adaptation of my bestselling novel The Tattooist of Auschwitz. I am so thrilled that Sky TV, with Synchronicity Films, are adapting The Tattooist of Auschwitz. It’s a dream come true. I am one very happy author!
8 million copies of Tattooist of Auschwitz and Cilka’s Journey now sold!
FROM HEATHER: I had the most wonderful phone call with my UK publisher this week who informed me that The Tattooist of Auschwitz and Cilka’s Journey have now together sold over eight million copies worldwide. It is almost impossible to comprehend this and I am just so grateful to every single person who has read and loved my books. Thank you to you all! It was, of course, reading my first novel, The Tattooist of Auschwitz, which lead the family of Livia Ravek to reach out to me and whose story, when I met them, I simply knew I had to tell. I can’t wait to share the story of Cibi, Magda and…
Tattooist of Auschwitz shortlisted for Glass Bell Award in UK
Announced at midday on Thursday 1st August in the UK, Heather and the team were delighted to learn that The Tattooist of Auschwitz has been shortlisted as one of six novels for the 2019 Goldsboro Glass Bell Award. The prize, which is judged by Goldsboro Books founder and MD David Headley and his team at the bookshop, sees the winner awarded £2,000 and a beautiful, handmade, engraved glass bell. David said: ‘I strongly feel that this is a really topical and relevant shortlist, reflecting a range of modern concerns, from property anxiety and the redemptive power of love to toxic friendships and the erosion of hard-won rights. These utterly incredible…
USA Tour dates for 2019
We’re excited to announce that Heather will be coming to the US in April! Her book tour schedule is below. Most events require advanced registration or tickets, so make sure to sign up if you’re interested. She’s looking forward to meeting you! Thursday, April 11: Wilton, CT: https://www.libraryinsight.com/eventSignUpW.asp?jx=si&lmx=%CFcf+%AD%ABq Sunday, April 14: Cuyahoga, OH (waitlist only): https://attend.cuyahogalibrary.org/event/1335888 Monday, April 15: Toledo, OH: https://authorswithheathermorris.eventbrite.com Tuesday, April 16: New York, NY: https://mjhnyc.org/…/the-tattooist-of-auschwitz-with-autho…/ Wednesday, April 17: Los Angeles, CA: https://www.aju.edu/…/The-Tattooist-of-Auschwitz-with-Autho… Tuesday, April 23: San Diego, CA: https://www.sdcjc.org/pas/index.aspx#Morris Wednesday, April 24: Houston, TX: https://hmh.org/EventDescription.aspx?ID=2128 Tuesday, April 30: Sacramento, CA: http://saclibrary.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails…