York Literature Festival
Rumaan Alam and Kiley Reid in conversation
Join two of today’s most exciting novelists as they discuss race, parenthood and the power of fiction in examining the world we live in now.
Menopause and Creativity
M-Boldened book contributors Carren Strock, Arzu Qaderi and Emily Steinberg discuss creativity in midlife across the visual arts, writing and film.
Max Porter reads Grief is the Thing With Feathers
For one night only, Max Porter will read his award-winning novel Grief is the Thing with Feathers live from Islington’s iconic Union Chapel into your home
Bridget Collins in conversation
Bestselling author of The Binding, Bridget Collins will be talking about her new novel The Betrayals.
Ninth House: Leigh Bardugo in conversation with Lucy Foley
Leigh Bardugo joins us for a special online event to talk about her astonishing dark fantasy novel, Ninth House. Leigh will talk to bestselling novelist Lucy Foley.
The Art of Screen Adaptation: Hossein Amini in conversation with Alistair Owen
Alistair Owen, author of The Art of Screen Adaptation, talks to Oscar-nominated Hossein Amini about adapting Drive to the big screen.
A Night in with Matthew McConaughey
Fane Online presents three showings of A Night in with Matthew McConaughey, to celebrate the launch of his debut Memoir, Greenlights.
UEA Live: Diana Evans
Join journalist, critic and author Diana Evans as she discusses her bestselling novels, including Women’s Prize for Fiction shortlisted novel Ordinary People.
Homunculus by James Womack: Carcanet Book Launch
Please join us to celebrate the launch of James Womack's new poetry collection, Homunculus. Hosting the reading will be poet Richard Scott.
V E Schwab in conversation with Sarah Maria Griffin
Join us for a UK-exclusive event with global fantasy-writer phenomenon V. E. Schwab, as she talks to fellow bestselling author Sarah Maria Griffin about her spellbinding new novel, The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue.
Ake Festival Online
Next week sees the start of Ake Festival, the world’s largest festival of Black Voices taking place in Lagos Nigeria. For the first time in 2020 Ake Festival is going digital and will be free for all.
ROCK TALKS: Paul Bailey in conversation with Marius Chivu
The distinguished British novelist, biographer and longtime lover of Romania - Paul Bailey, meets fellow literary critic, broadcaster and author, Bucharest’s Marius Chivu. Hosted by Rosie Goldsmith.
Toronto International Festival of Authors: Magaret Atwood
Margaret Atwood will launch the festival in conversation with the brand-new director of TIFA, Roland Gulliver plus viewers will get a sneak peek into her new poetry collection, Dearly.
Book Launch: The Nesting
Come along to the worldwide launch party for The Nesting! C.J. Cooke will be in conversation with C.J. Tudor about her stunning new novel.
James O’Brien in conversation: How Not To Be Wrong
A unique chance to see voice of reason and award-winning LBC broadcaster James O’Brien in conversation, and put your questions to him, as he discusses his new book How Not to Be Wrong.
The Almanac with Lia Leendertz
Join Lia Leendertz she talks about THE ALMANAC: a Seasonal Guide to 2021, celebrating the unfolding year in all its various facets.
Countdown to the Daggers: The Shortlists
Join us online for the live 2020 Dagger awards, celebrating the best in crime fiction and non-fiction!
A Night in with Andrew Cotter
In conversation to celebrate the release of his new book, OLIVE, MABEL & ME: Life and Adventures with Two Very Good Dogs.
Moon Lane TV: A M Dassu
Join author A.M. Dassu as she talks about and reads from Boy, Everywhere, followed by an empathy writing activity.
Waterstones St. Neots: Virtual Storytime
While we can't host storytime sessions in store as previously planned, join us every fortnight on our Instagram for a reading of some of your stories!
Punching The Air: Ibi Zoboi and Yusef Salaam in conversation with Sophie Williams
Anti-racism activist Sophie Williams will be talking to Ibi Zoboi and Yusef Salaam of the Exonerated Five about their brilliant new book Punching The Air.
An afternoon with Liz Pichon
Join us for this exciting event with Liz Pichon, the creator of the side-splitting children’s icon Tom Gates.
Explore Learning Writers’ Awards 2020 & Greg James' Writing Tips
Greg James, Radio DJ and children’s author, shares his writing wisdom and judges the 2020 Explore Learning Writers' Awards!
Laura Ellen Anderson: Amelia Fang
It’s the perfect Halloween treat! Join us as Laura Ellen Anderson talks about Amelia Fang and the Trouble with Toads.
Lorna and Aideen Byrne in conversation
Join us for this very special event with international bestselling author Lorna Byrne, who will be reading from and talking about her new book My Guardian Angel, My Best Friend, with her daughter Aideen Byrne.
ROCK TALKS: Ian Rankin in conversation with EO Chirovici
Two immensely popular and prolific author, Ian Rankin and EO Chirovici, compare crimewriting, detectives and crime in their home countries, Scotland and Romania. Hosted by Rosie Goldsmith.
Book launch: Turncoat by Anthony J Quinn
Anthony J Quinn will be in conversation with Paul Burke about his new book, Turncoat
2020 Vision: The CrimeTime 'Best Book' of the Year Debate
The CrimeTime panel are back to debate the best crime books of 2020 and to look ahead at some of the excellent new titles due to be published in 2021.
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