Adam Roberts & Claire North – Holborn
On August 24th, I will be grilling – grilling I tell you, the legendary and impossible Adam Roberts about his latest book, The Real Town Murders, at Holborn Blackwells in the centre of London. Adam is, I think we can all agree, a weird weird man. It’s just not right – just not plausible that […]Read More
Nine World, August 6th
Nine Worlds! London! Hammersmith! Sunday August 6th! 10 a.m.! I’m doing this: https://sites.grenadine.co/sites/nineworlds/en/2017/schedule/552/Limits+of+Horror%3A+When+Does+Thriller+Become+Horror%3F Come play and say hello!Read More
Waterstones Norwich, July 31st
Norwich! (And surrounding environs.) Norfolk as a whole! I’m coming to visit… with Ann Leckie! ANN LECKIE guys! Because why just win a Hugo Award, when you can also grab the Nebula and Arthur C.Clarke too – and a Kitschie, I should add, as a former Kitschie judge from the year Ancillary Justice won that […]Read More
Bradford Literature Festival
July! You guys! Bradford! Books! It’s the Bradford Literature Festival and basically, it’s where the magic is at. Check out the guide here: https://www.bradfordlitfest.co.uk/ It is basically wonderful. Also I’m going to be there for a day! Twice, in fact. Two of me are rocking up, both on July 2nd – one version of Kate […]Read More
Upcoming Events and Stuff!
EVENTS! Things that are happening! So first, as of a week ago there were signed copies of The End of the Day available from both Goldsboro Books and Forbidden Planet. Go grab! On the evening of May 4th, I’m hanging out with Mike Carey at Waterstones Piccadilly, to knatter about his latest (awesome) book, The […]Read More
End of the Day – Published!
Booook!! Newwww boookkkkk!! It’s published today whoopeeee!! NEW BOOK!! Etc.. (If you don’t fancy paying for the hardback, paperback is out in autumn, there’s ebooks out now, and as always an audiobook read by the infuriatingly talented Peter Kenny. NEW BOOOOOKKKKKK!!!!)Read More
Adventures in Aviles
You know when someone says ‘the hotel is in a converted ducal palace’? Of course you laugh. This very funny. Hahaha. Well don’t you feel stupid when it turns out they weren’t lying? Earlier this year, I got on a plane from Heathrow to the city of Aviles in Northern Spain. Like most small airports […]Read More