24th and 25th November | Languedoc Cracker Fair
The Cracker Fair is going to be held at the stunning Abbaye de Valmagne again, the 12th edition of the best Christmas market in the region. All your Christmas shopping under one roof.
Abbaye de Valmagne is located between Pézenas, Mèze and Montpellier.
10:00 – 18:00
Entrance is €5, a saving of €3 from the normal entrance to Valmagne.
8th December | Emersons Green Library
Meet the Author (that’s me!)
A chance to chat or buy a signed copy of In the Blink of an Eye just in time to fill a Christmas stocking.
Emersons Green Library, Emersons Way,
Bristol BS16 7AP
10 am – 1 pm
11th November | Stroud Short Stories
I’m one of ten authors from Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire reading as part of the Stroud Book Festival.
‘Possibly the best short story event in the South West”.
Stroud Valley Arts
Stroud, GL5 2HA
8 – 10 pm
NOW SOLD OUT!
Info on future events at Stroud Short Stories
17th October|Edinburgh Launch for In the Blink of an Eye
Join me for an evening of readings and conversation about my heroes Hill & Adamson in the city they immortalised.
Register for tickets (free entry)
15th October | St Andrews Photography Festival 2018
In the Blink of an Eye: fact, fiction, photography
Readings and discussion to celebrate publication of ‘Blink’ in the venue where it began to take its final shape.
Martyrs Kirk, 80 North Street,
St Andrews KY16 9HH
6 – 7 pm
9th September | Outwith Festival Dunfermline
All His Darlings
Hear from the women whose lives were touched by the artistry and skill of photographer D.O. Hill, including the daughter of Dunfermline whose contribution to his life and work is only now being recognised.
I’ll also be taking part in an author panel following this event
Firestation Creative, Carnegie Drive
Dunfermline KY12 7AN
1.30 – 3 pm, and 3 – 4 pm
21st July|Book Signing in Clevedon
I’ll be at the lovely Books on the Hill for most of the day. Do drop in for some bookish talk or learn how my hero changed the history of photography.
No obligation to buy, though you’ll be tempted by more than just books
Books on the Hill,
75 Hill Rd,
Clevedon BS21 7PL
from 11 am
29th June | Wickhambrook WI Literary Lunch
A Suffolk launch for In the Blink of an Eye. Crime writers Nicci French are also appearing. WI Hall, Wickhambrook, West Suffolk, CB8 8XR
Tickets £10 (includes lunch) Dorothy Anderson 01440820376
11 am – 3 pm
22nd June |Cotswold Edge Literature Festival
Local Author Showcase/Discussion with Anne Corlett, Alice Jolly and Debbie Young.
Yate Library, Yate Shopping Centre, West Walk, Yate, Bristol BS37 4AX
Tickets £4.50 via Festival Website
6.30 – 8.30 pm
26 – 27th June |La Comedie du Livre
With Linen Press and Le Bookshop for a two day festival of books in Montpellier, France.
10th May |Bristol Central Library Lunch-time Lecture
3rd May |From Lacock to Leith
A talk for Yate & Chipping Sodbury U3A Photography Club. (Club members only)
29th April |Writers Unchained Story Sunday
Another short story showcase evening with Writers Unchained. Three of us will also be reading from and signing our new books.
Southbank Club, Dean Lane, Bedminster, Bristol BS3 1DB
7 – 9 pm
26th April | Hawkesbury Upton Literature Festival
17th April |Redland Library Bristol: The Power of the Short Story
Campaigning group Friends of Redland Library are hosting a Desert Island Books discussion focusing on the short story. Join me and local writers for bookish chat.
Redland Library Whiteladies Rd, Avon, Bristol BS8 2PY
7 – 9 pm
14th April | Launch party: In the Blink of an Eye
13th April |Evesham Festival of Words, ‘Meet the Author’
Talking about In the Blink of an Eye with other authors and readers.
Evesham Library, Oat St, Evesham WR11 4PJ
11 am – 12 pm
In the Blink of an Eye will also be on sale throughout the Evesham Festival of Words 2018 in the festival bookshop from Friday June 15th.