Friday 23rd September 1.45 pm Kew Literature Festival Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew
Sunday 25th September, 2pm Hampstead and Highgate Literature Festival, at JW3, 341-351 Finchley Rd, London NW3 6ET
Sunday 2nd October, 6.45 pm. Wimbledon Bookfest, William Morris Tent, Wimbledon Common (near War Memorial), London SW19 5AZ
Thursday 13th October 7.30 pm, Stylist Live event 'How to write your first novel and actually finish it'. Business Design Centre, Islington
Friday 14th October, 6.15pm, Ilkley Literature Festival, Clarke Foley Centre - Concert Hall
Wednesday 19th October, 7pm, Sheffield, Off the Shelf Festival, Showroom
Thursday 20th October, 1pm, Manchester, The Lubetkin Legacy Festival, Central Library, St Peter's Square, M2 5PD
Thursday 20th October, 6.30 pm, Manchester, 'Refugee Tales', Anthony Burgess Foundation, The Engine House, Chorlton Mill, 3 Cambridge Street M1 5BY
Wednesday 26th October, Aberdeen, Toppings Bookshop, afternoon workshop and evening reading. Tel 01334 585111 for more details
Thursday 3rd, 7.30 pm, Liverpool, Tate Gallery
January to June
I shall be in Singapore as Writer in Residence at Nanyang Technological University, but still available by Skype and email.
3rd-6th weekend. I shall be running a comedy writing weekend jointly with Jon Canter at Moniack Mhor in Scotland.