CRIME NIGHTS/ CRIME FICTION EVENTS:
Crime Night at Cullercoats Library.
'Time for Crime' Fiction Workshop, 6-8, Lit&Phil Newcastle, part of Newcastle Noir.
Gateshead Central Library, with Ann Cleeves & other Murder Squaddies presenting our crime story anthology 'The Starlings'.
SHETLAND NOIR crime festival! I appeared on two panels at Mareel, Lerwick.
Dilston Physic Garden, Crime Fiction Workshop on Poisonous Plants
'CRIME STORY' festival: featuring me & my publisher, at Northumbria University, in seminar with Bea Davenport and Jacky Collins.
Dilston Physic Garden, reading and talking about my crime novel THE OPERATOR with visitors to the gorgeous garden.
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My Crime Fiction events touring with my 2nd novel
SOUTH SHIELDS LIBRARY
CRIMEFEST BRISTOL (panel): Narrative, Resolution & Crime Fiction
CRIME FIC WORKSHOPS: HALTWHISTLE LIBRARY
NEWCASTLE CENTRAL LIBRARY
WHITLEY BAY LIBRARY
ALBION BEATNIK BOOKSHOP, OXFORD, CRIME & AFTERNOON TEA
ICELAND NOIR (panel) Crime Festival, Iceland.
SciPo, 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
'Celebrating Age', part of a major funded project in rural Yorkshire run by Yorkshire Rural Arts, working with older people.
StAnza Poetry Festival, St Andrews, Scotland with Aase Berg .
Shakespeare & Poetry exhibition of my work at Newcastle Central Library inc
a Shakespeare-inspired poetry Workshop.
'FOURTH FRIDAY' at Poetry Cafe, London.
Ledbury Poetry Festival, 'Slicing the Brain' poetry of neuroscience and pathology, with Prof Anya Hurlbert.
Dilston Physic Garden, 'haiku in the garden': writing and sharing haiku with visitors.
Poetry & Plants, (Workshop), Dilston Physic Garden
Writers' Cafe Speedy Mic, Newcastle
'Double Bill' anthology, Lit&Phil, Newcastle
Headlining at Poetry Jam, Durham
Headlining at Newcastle Literary Salon, Newcastle.
FIRST LAUNCH OF FACEBOOK OF THE DEAD, NEWCASTLE at MSA Bar
SIMONE'S SUNDAY SALON, DURHAM
Pop Recs, Sunderland
Black Light Engine Room, Middlesbrough
HIPPOCRATES AWARD SEMINAR, LONDON
'QUIET COMPERE' TOUR, SEVEN ARTS
POETRY & PLANTS (WORKSHOP) + afternoon tea, DILSTON PHYSIC GARDEN
ARUK Dementia Conference, Newcastle
'DOUBLE BILL' TOUR, with Red Squirrel Press poets, GARRIGILL, ALSTON MOOR, CUMBRIA, ALSO GLASGOW