If you would like to invite me to speak at an event please do write to me via the contact form on the Contacts page or by contacting Kerry Hood at Hodder via firstname.lastname@example.org
4th – I will be speaking at the Hexham Literary Festival
17th – I will be speaking at Waterstones Yeovil
27th – I will be speaking at Bourne End library, Bourne End
1st – I will be speaking at Booka Bookshop, Shropshire
2nd – I will be speaking at Nantwich book shop, Nantwich
1st – I will be running a crime writing masterclass at Finsbury Library, London
8th – I will be speaking at the Bradford Literary festival
1st – I will be speaking at the British Library
15-16th – I will be speaking on the Isle of Wight (*details to be confirmed)
24/5 – I was at the Greenwich Book Festival sitting on a panel discussing “From the CID to elephants: what inspires a crime writer?” on Sunday 24th May, 1.30-2.30pm.
6/9 Bertrams Trade Show at Windsor Racecourse – to an audience of indie booksellers
10/9 – At the Chorleywood Bookshop to speak about the book, India and elephants at an India themed event.
30/9 – On the ‘Dazzling Debuts’ panel at the Henley Literary Festival on Wednesday September 30th at 1pm.
27/10 – I met the bibliophiles of the Wallingford Bookshop book club in the lovely market town of Wallingford in Oxfordshire
10/11 – I spoke at a New Writers event at Foyles with writer Natasha Pulley and chaired by Suzy Feay. See here for a write-up of the event
14/11 – I talked about India and ‘The Unexpected Inheritance of Inspector Chopra’ at the Write Idea Festival run by Tower Hamlets Council.
23/4 – I spoke with writers Mark Billingham and Chris Brookmyre at the wonderful Chipping Norton Literary Festival
14/5 – I spoke at an event in the New Forest
19-20/5 – I spoke at Crimefest 2016 in Bristol, in two sessions:
19/5 – Debut Authors: An Infusion Of Fresh Blood
20/5 – Deadly Duos: Partners And Sidekicks
23/5 – I spoke at the delightful Mostly Books bookshop in Abingdon
27/5 – I spoke at the Alchemy Festival at the Southbank Centre
8/6 – I will be speaking at Topping & Company booksellers bookshop in Ely
9/6 – I will be speaking at Warwick books in Warwick
22/6 – I will be speaking at Booka bookshop in Oswestry, Shropshire
25/6 – I will be speaking at the Finchley Literary Festival
15th – I will be speaking in Bedford at The Pavilion’s Supper Club Evening
22nd – I will be speaking at the Yeovil Literary Festival
12th-13th – I will be speaking at the Write Idea Literary Festival with fellow crime authors AA Dhand and Abir Mukherjee. We will host a mini-workshop: ‘THE SECRET TO WRITING BESTSELLING CRIME FICTION.’
Dec 2016 – April 2017
Every Tuesday – I will be running a Book Club and Creative Writing Group at the Manor Park Library in East London
2nd-8th – I will be speaking at the Dubai Literary Festival
10th – I will be speaking at Aye Write! in Glasgow
23rd – I will be speaking at St. Mary’s Church, Manor Park, East London for World Book Night
25th – I will be speaking at Manor Park Library with fellow authors Abir Mukherjee and Barbara Nadel
26th – I will be speaking at the Stratford Literary Festival
28th – I will be speaking at Waterstones Picadilly at Writers of the World Unite!