UPCOMING EVENTS for 2017
14th October BloodyMarysCrimeNight , Old Low Light, North Shields
#TheBloodyMarys with awesome pals-in-noir Vic Watson and Jacky Collins
1st November Lit&Phil Newcastle, launch of A Policy of Constant Improvement
4-6 November Grantown-on-Spey
18th November Edinburgh launch of A Policy of Constant Improvement
21st November CCA, Glasgow, launch of A Policy of Constant Improvement
31st May Read Regional, Hull Library, 6.30pm #ReadRegional
27th May ReadRegional, Shipley Library, 2pm #ReadRegional
25th May Read Regional, Castleford Library, 2pm #ReadRegional
23rd May ReadRegional, Catterick Library, 7pm #ReadRegional
22nd May ReadRegional, Lanchester Library, 2.15pm #ReadRegional
20 May ReadRegional, Darlington Library, 2pm #ReadRegional
28-30 April NEWCASTLE NOIR LitFest, GEORDIE NOIR Panel & NEW BLOOD Panel authors
Four photos of me by Donna-Lisa Healy
27th April NCLA, Culture Lab, with Alison McLeod, 7pm tickets here
25th April ReadRegional, Cullercoats Library, 7.30pm #ReadRegional
16th March Easington Writers Group, Workshop Facebook group
8th March Short Fiction Judge for Lit&Phil YoungWritersPrizes
11th Feb Linlithgow LitFest, with Sandra Ireland
9th Feb CARTE BLANCHE, Newcastle, WORKSHOP on Family Secrets
4th Feb PLATFORM, Ladybank, with Andrew Sclater
1st January 2017 The Human Book, at Wig:Lands, Signet Library, part of the EDINBURGH Hogmanay celebrations (with Adrian Turpin).
15 December NewWritingNorth RoadShow Middlesborough
13 December Lin’s book club Xmas party Meet the Author event
21-27 November is Book Week Scotland and I’ll was at Annan Library on 24th and Stranraer Library on 25th to celebrate libraries and books and all literary things and especially dark literary things. Here’s the link to the Dumfries&Galloway Libraries.
23 November: Reading at AGM of the Heaton History Group with fellow author Yvonne Young, another Geordie lass and a fabulous poet and local history bof!
28-30 October: Grantown’s 4th Wee Crime Festival Grantown
9 November: NoirAtTheBar Edinburgh
22 October: I was talking about my book on 22nd October at the Berwick Literary Festival
20 October: With Sandra Ireland at the Dundee Literary Festival
9 October: I was at the Portobello Book Festival with fellow author Mairi Wilson and we’ll be talking about Family Secrets …
28 September: Wigtown Book Festival I have TWO events on this day! The first at 9am! Join us for Breakfast, where coffee and croissants will be served …. And at 3pm, I’ll be talking about #StellaMoon!
10 September: Bloody Scotland I had one of the coveted 3-minute Spotlight slots for Debut authors! See me at 10.30am on 10th Sept, at the Albert Halls, before Val McDermid leads the discussion alongside Jennifer Morag henderson who’s written a biography of gifted Scots crime-writer Josephine Tey!
7 September: Noir at the Bar NE in Newcastle, 7-11pm
26th August: Edinburgh City of Literature’s 10 years of #StoryShop Celebrations, Party Tent, Edinburgh International Book Festival (see my NEWS tab for some pics of the party)
25th August: Blackwell’s Writers at the Fringe, 6-8pm
16th July: Launch Party, Creighton Hall, Embleton, 6.30pm. Tickets from the village shop.
Grateful thanks to Moody’s Londis, Embleton for sponsoring this event! In the picture, Beth Robson Moody and me clapping our hands off!
I am available for book signings, readings, festivals and other events, as well as book groups and workshops. Please do contact me if you would like me to attend your event.