I’ll be appearing at Niddfest, a really exciting new literary festival that focuses on all things natural, on the 6th August. Come along to St Chad’s Middlesmoor at 4.30-5.30pm, where I’ll read from and talk about The Trees. Hope to see you there. More info here. Set in the glorious landscape of Upper Nidderdale, in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, NiddFest is a unique, new, family friendly festival, offering a weekend of talks and outside events for nature lovers of all ages. Come and be inspired by hearing some of the UK’s leading writers talking about all things wild and wonderful. … Read More
I’ll be appearing at Edge-Lit 5 on Saturday 16th July, taking part in a couple of exciting panels. First up, at 3pm, will be “The Others: What is the Continuing Draw of the Supernatural in Fiction?” Following that, at 4pm, will be, “The Truth About Writing: What’s It Really Like To Be a Professional Writer?” Both events take place at Derby QUAD (Derby DE1 3AS), along with loads more panels, workshops and talks. Tickets are available from Derby QUAD’s site. It would be a pleasure to see you there. Edge-Lit is the UK’s fastest-growing genre literature event returns for its fifth year! … Read More
If you’re in or around the city of York on the 20th June, drop in to York Explore at 6.30pm to hear me talk about The Trees. I’ll be giving a reading and then chatting a bit about how I came to write the book, what I think it’s about, and what my influences are. You can book tickets and find out all of the details here. Hope to see you there.
Details of some forthcoming appearances have been added to the Events page. I’m going to be at York Explore Library on 20th June, Derby QUAD on 16th July, and Niddfest at Pately Bridge, near Harrogate, on 6th August. Further info will be added as soon as I have it.
I’m really excited to be visiting Blackpool for 2015’s Wordpool Festival. I’ll be talking at the Central Library at 11am on Thursday 2nd July, and there will be elevenses (pastries, coffee, tea). I used to live just up the road in Lancaster, so am really looking forward to being back in that part of the country. Please do come along if you can make it! Click on the poster for all the details, and the rest of the Wordpool programme. Hope to see you there.