Stroud Festival presents the first Stroud Book Festival, showcasing the talents of some of the area's best-selling authors and illustrators. I'll be doing a reading at 2pm on Saturday the 12th Nov 2016, and giving a talk on writing SF provisionally entitled 'Bug-Eyed Women and Scantily-Clad Monsters' at 1230 on Sunday 20th November. For more details, click here.
ARTS CENTRE / THURS 29TH SEPT / 11.00 – 12.00 AND 14.00 – 15.00
‘THE SIGN OF ONE’ (RECOMMENDED KS3/4)
I'm delighted to be doing two talks and also some workshops on Friday 30th September. For further information and booking click here.
Interested in Science Fiction? Come along to the London Film and Comic Convention on Saturday the 29th July 2016 at 1300 on the main stage and join me, James Smythe (The Explorer, Way Down Dark) and YALC founder Malorie Blackman (Noughts and Crosses, Chasing The Stars) for a discussion about the out-of-this-world settings of our YA science-fiction novels, hosted by the Guardian’s Emily Drabble.
I'll be talking giving a talk at Wexford Library on Thursday 30th June from 7pm. Topics discussed will be my Wexford family connection; highlights and milestones of my writing journey to date; what inspired me to write a novel about a world where identical twins are considered evil, and some of the specific challenges of writing Science Fiction. Click here for the event details.
I'll be launching THE SIGN OF ONE at the Forbidden Planet Megastore in Bristol on Saturday 9th April from 1-2pm, so please come along and say hello. There will be a themed cake ... and a surprise!
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