My 2018 schedule is still coming together. I’ll be updating this page regularly as new events are added.
February 23, 1pm
Weston-Super-Mare Literary Festival
“Making the Leap from Young Adult to Adult Fiction” – I’ll be on this panel with the authors Jo Nadin (The Queen of Bloody Everything), CJ Skuse (Sweetpea) and Rachel Ward (The Cost of Living), discussing what it’s like to write books for adults after years of writing for young adults. Tickets are free, but places are limited so book in advance here. NOTE: This event is now SOLD OUT. Check with the box office for returns.
13 March, 7pm
The Echo Killing Book Launch
Lion and Lamb Yard
Join me as I launch my new series with wine, live music, nibbles, cake and embarrassing speeches. I’ll be signing copies of all my books, and I might bring my dog, Fulcrum. This event is free. More details on the Waterstones Facebook page.
14 April, 4pm
YA Shot Festival
Uxbridge Civic Centre
In conversation with the author AJ Grainger, discussing justice and injustice in YA. How does the real world impact our books? What about happy endings? Buy tickets and learn more on the YA Shot website.
18 May, 4pm
I’ll be on a panel at the International Crime Fiction Festival in Bristol with Anne Coates, Thomas Enger, Rod Reynolds and Matt Wesolowski, discussing journalism and crime fiction. Why do reporters make such interesting crime writers? Find out more and buy tickets on the CrimeFest Website.
Murder by the Book
In conversation with fabulous crime writer Ruth Ware. We’ll discuss The Echo Killing, and Ruth’s new novel, The Death of Mrs Westaway. Find out why neither of us writes serial killers. What crime is a crime too far? Can’t wait for this event in my old home town! Find out more and buy tickets on the Murder by the Book website.