LIVE APPEARANCE DATES
CRIME NIGHTS/ CRIME FICTION EVENTS:
March 1st, Crime Night at Cullercoats Library.
April 26th, 'Time for Crime' Fiction Workshop, 6-8, Lit&Phil Newcastle, part of Newcastle Noir.
30th November, 7pm, Gateshead Central Library, with Ann Cleeves & other Murder Squaddies presenting our crime story anthology 'The Starlings'.
November 13-15: SHETLAND NOIR crime festival! I'l be appearing in two panels on Fri 13th, at 10am and at 4.15pm at Mareel, Lerwick.
26th September, Dilston Physic Garden, Crime Fiction Workshop on Poisonous Plants
29th APRIL, part of the 'CRIME STORY' festival: featuring me & my publisher, at Northumbria University, 6.30, in seminar with Bea Davenport and Jacky Collins.
25th APRIL, Dilston Physic Garden, 2-3.30, reading and talking about my crime novel THE OPERATOR with visitors to the gorgeous garden.
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My Crime Fiction events from 2014 touring with
6TH MAY 2014 SOUTH SHIELDS LIBRARY: 6pm
12th MAY CHOPWELL LIBRARY 10.30am
16th MAY CRIMEFEST BRISTOL (panel): 13.40Narrative, Resolution & Crime Fiction
19TH JUNE GOSFORTH LIBRARY 6.30
6TH SEPTEMBER CRIME FIC WORKSHOP: HALTWHISTLE LIBRARY 10.30-12.30 ALSO
13TH & 20TH SEPT.
24TH SEPTEMBER NEWCASTLE CENTRAL LIBRARY
29th SEPTEMBER MARTON LIBRARY, 7pm
9th OCTOBER PELAW LIBRARY, 7pm
10th OCTOBER, HALTWHISTLE LIBRARY, 3pm
16TH OCTOBER WHITLEY BAY LIBRARY 7pm
19TH OCTOBER ALBION BEATNIK BOOKSHOP, OXFORD, CRIME & AFTERNOON TEA See here
21-23 NOVEMBER ICELAND NOIR (panel) Crime Festival, Iceland.
MY POETRY READINGS/PERFORMANCES:
2017: 10th June, SciPo2017, St Hilda's College Oxford, Science and Poetry day event including symposium and performance, along with Mario Petrucci, Sarah Watkinson and mc Jenny Lewis. Details here
2017-18: 'Celebrating Age', I'm part of a major funded project in rural Yorkshire run by Yorkshire Rural Arts, working with older people. Details to be confirmed.
4th March, 14.15, with Aase Berg at StAnza Poetry Festival, St Andrews, Scotland.
6 March: BUZZWORDS, Cheltenham.
1-6 April: Shakespeare & Poetry exhibition of my work at Newcastle Central Library inc
4th April: Shakespeare-inspired poetry Workshop.
27th May: 'FOURTH FRIDAY' at Poetry Cafe, London.
9th JULY : Ledbury Poetry Festival, 'Slicing the Brain' poetry of neuroscience and pathology, with Prof Anya Hurlbert.
12th September, Dilston Physic Garden, 'haiku in the garden': writing and sharing haiku with visitors.
26th August, Poetry & Plants, (Workshop), Dilston Physic Garden
19th April, 'Double Bill', Aye Write, Glasgow
7th March, Writers' Cafe Speedy Mic, Newcastle
6th Feb: 'Double Bill' anthology, Lit&Phil, Newcastle
5th Feb:Headlining at Poetry Jam, Durham
30th Jan: Headlining at Newcastle Literary Salon, Newcastle.
OTHER POETRY EVENTS from 2014:
4TH NOVEMBER, LAUNCH, NEWCASTLE at MSA
6TH NOVEMBER: BAILIFFGATE, ALNWICK
9TH NOV: SIMONE'S SUNDAY SALON, DURHAM
13th NOV: MORPETH LIBRARY
4th DEC: Pop Recs, Sunderland
6th DEC: Black Light Engine Room, Middlesbrough
10TH MAY HIPPOCRATES AWARD SEMINAR, LONDON
24TH JULY 'QUIET COMPERE' TOUR, SEVEN ARTS
27TH AUGUST POETRY & PLANTS (WORKSHOP) + afternoon tea, 1pm DILSTON PHYSIC GARDEN
17th SEPT: ARUK Dementia Conference, Newcastle
23RD OCTOBER 'DOUBLE BILL' TOUR, with Red Squirrel Press poets, GARRIGILL, ALSTON MOOR, CUMBRIA