Events & Publicity

I am always happy to talk about my work whether it is to libraries, book groups, bookshops or festivals. Please contact Yassine Belkacemi, Director, Publicity,  John Murray Press:


February 2022:

Swaffham Assembly Rooms, in discussion with Sarah Sands
February 6th 2022 (details to follow)

November 2021:

Barnett’s Books, Literary Lounge event, Wadhurst, in discussion with Sue Gaisford. November 4th, 7.30pm. Tel: 01892 783566

Waterbeach Wives’ (private event). November 3rd, 7 p.m.

October 2021:

Book Club choice, Cuckfield Book Festival October 10th, 7-8pm, in discussion with Julian Worricker

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Littleport Library, talk. 9th July 2020, 10.30 a.m. (public event).

Papworth Everard WI, book talk, 17th June 2020, 7.30 pm (private event).

Kett’s Books, Wymondham Library, 20th April 2020, 7pm.


Barnett’s Books, Wadhurst, 7th April 2020. Info to follow.

Red Lion Books, Colchester, 1st April 2020. Info to follow.

David’s Bookshop. Letchworth Garden City, 24th March 2020. Further info and tickets:

Waterbeach Wives (private event), talk — 18th March 2020.

King’s Lynn Literature Festival, 13th-15th March 2020. (public event).


Hatchards Piccadilly, 26th February 2020, 6.30pm. Further info and tickets:

Cambridge105 Bookmark interview, 22nd February 2020, listen at:

ABC Radio (Sydney) Nightlife interview with Indira Naidoo, 21st February 2020,—guinevere-glasfurd/11991606

Hart’s Bookshop, Saffron Walden, 17th February 2020, 6.30pm.

Topping’s Bookshop, Ely, 12th February 2020, 7.30pm. Tickets from: (public event).

BBC Radio Cambridgeshire interview, Jeremy Sallis show, 12th February 2020, 12.15-12.45pm.

BOOK LAUNCH! The Year Without Summer, Heffers Bookshop, Cambridge, 6th February 2020, 6.30pm–8pm.

BBC Radio Suffolk interview, Lesley Dolphin show, 24th January 2020, 2.20pm.


Sheffield Off the Shelf Literature Festival, Channing Hall, Sheffield, 5th October 2019, 3.30 p.m. (public event) – further info:

Durham Book Festival, Palace Green Library, 5th October 2019, 10.30 a.m. (public event) – further info:

St.Ives Library talk, 10th September 2019, 2pm. (public event).

Telling the Story of Wicken Fen, creative writing workshop (non-fiction) at Wicken Fen, 27th July 2019, 10.00-16.30pm. Further info:

People in the Landscape, creative writing workshop at Wicken Fen, 15th June 2019, 10.00-14.00pm. Further info:

Ely Library talk, 30th May 2019, 7.30 p.m. (public event, details to follow).

Deepings Literary Festival, 23rd May 2019, 2.30pm, Deepings Library, (public event, details to follow). Tickets available at:

Writing the Fens: one day creative writing workshop at Wicken Fen, 9th March 2019 10.00-16.30pm. Call: 01353 720274 to book a place.

Sawbridgeworth Book Club, 7th March 2019, 7.45pm (private event).

Huntingdon Library talk, 7th March 2019, 1.30- 3pm. (public event, details to follow).


Keele University, Keele Hall Reading, 22nd October, 2018 (public event,

Day at the Beach, Waterbeach Barracks, 8th July, 2018 (public event).

Huntingdon WI Literary Lunch, 4th July, 2018 (private event).

Fen Ditton Book Club, 6th June, 2018 (private event).

King’s Lynn Fiction Festival, March 16th-18th, 2018 (public event).

Escalator talk, Suffolk, 27th January 2018 (private event).


Cherry Hinton Book Group, 8th November, 2017.

Kett’s Books, Wymondham, 13th October, 5.30 p.m., author talk (public event).

Great Shelford Library, 24th September, 2 p.m., author talk (public event).

Barnett’s Bookshop, Literary Lounge, 19th September, 7.30 p.m., author talk (public event).

Cherry Hinton Festival, Cherry Hinton Library, 14th September, 7 p.m. author talk (public event).

Day at the Beach, Waterbeach Barracks, 16th July, 2.30 p.m. author talk with Penny Hancock, (public event, free). further info here:—sun-16/7–1430/

Peterborough Heritage Festival, 20th June, 7 p.m., author talk, (public event, tickets available here:

Words & Women, 6th June, 7.30 p.m. Launch of Anthology Four, La Raza, Cambridge, (public event, free):

Mulbarton Words Week, 5th June, 7.30 p.m. (public event, tickets available here:

Authors’ Club Best First Novel Award 2017 readings, 25th May, 7.30 p.m., Picadilly Waterstones (public event, tickets available here:

Cambridge Writers’ Group talk, 2nd May 2017.

Waterstones, Amsterdam, 13th April, 2017 (public event).


Waterbeach Book Group, 8th March 2017.

Cambourne Library talk, March 1st, 2pm, 2017 (public event).

Waterbeach Wives’ Group talk, March 1st 2017.

Papworth Everard WI talk, 15th February 2017.

Huntingdon Library talk and book signing, 10th February, 2 p.m. (public event).


Histon Library talk and book signing, 9th February, 7 p.m. (public event)


Toppings Bookshop, Ely, with Francis Spufford and myself, 15th December, 7.30pm. Book tickets here:

Hadstock Book Club, Monday 21st November 2016.

Churchill College, University of Cambridge, talk to Creative Writing Group, 12th November, 2016.

University of Cambridge, Festival of Ideas, The Words in My Hand – in conversation with Dr Emma Gilby: October 22nd 2016.

Waterbeach Book Club, 5th September 2016.

Novel London – reading at Islington Waterstones, July 1st, 2016.

Cambridge Book Club, June 28th 2016.

21st Century Women, interview:

The Literary Consultancy, Writers’ Day and Pen Factor 2016 award: June 11th 2016

Telling it Live St.Ives, April 2016

Saffron Walden Book Club, April 2016


Skenfrith Book Club, March 2016

Huntingdon Independent Bookshop, March 2016.

Perth Writers Festival, February 2016.

Delighted to announce that  I have been asked to speak at Perth Writers Festival in February 2016, as part of Perth International Arts Festival. Details of the events can be found here:

For queries about publicity and events in the UK, please contact:

Yassine Belkacemi, Director, Publicity,  John Murray Press:


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