12th February, 6:30pm- Cramlington Library
Talking about researching and novel writing, and reading from forthcoming novel ‘Camden Afterlife’ at Hexham Book Festival, as part of ‘Silence In The Library’- Cramlington Library, 17th February, 7pm. Tickets

Thursday 1st Feburary- Newcastle, Centre for Literary Arts
Author event with Liz Flanagan, 1pm..

Thursday 6th February- Newcastle, Explore Lit, Commercial Union House
Talk- Are We Living in a Post-Truth world? Part One 10.45, Part Two 12.30.

15th February- Newcastle, Northumbria University
LAUNCH OF THE NEW EDITION OF AN HONEST DECEIT in reception, first floor, Lipman Building, Northumbria University (joint launch with authors Fiona Shaw, Andrew Crumey and Tracey Iceton), 7pm.

Thursday 1st March- Sunderland, Washington Town Centre Library, The Galleries, Washington Tyne and Wear, NE38 7RZ.
Reading group, 2pm.

Wednesday 15th March- Darlington, Crown Street Library, Crown St, Darlington DL1 1ND
Author reading and talk. 1.30pm.

Thursday 15th March- Doncaster, Central Library, Waterdale, Doncaster DN1 3JE
Library reading, 10 am.

Thursday 22nd March- Hull, Central Library, Albion St, Hull HU1 3TF
Author reading and talk, 6.30 pm.

Tuesday 10th April- Stockport Heatons, Thornfield Road, Heaton Moor Stockport, SK4 3LD
Author reading and talk, 6.30 pm.

Wednesday 18th April. Sunderland University. Reg Vardy Building 213.

Wednesday 25th April, Stockon On Tees, Norton Library, 87 High Street, Norton, Stockton, TS20 1AE.

Saturday 5th March, Bradford, Shipley Library, 2 Wellcroft, Shipley BD18 3QH.
Author reading and talk, 2pm.

Thursday 24th May, Calderdale, Halifax Central Library and Archives, Library, Square Rd, Halifax HX1 1QG.
Author reading and talk, 7pm.

Tuesday 5th June, Durham, Barnard Castle Library, Witham Building, 2 Hall St, Barnard Castle DL12 8JB.
Reading group, 10am.

Online Talks

Penguin Random House Talk

Gave talk for Penguin Random House’s The Writers Academy on ‘Constructing Worlds and Setting Scenes’, citing JG Ballard, Richmal Crompton and Paul Auster.

Penguin Random House Talk

Gave talk for Penguin Random House’s The Writers Academy on ‘Overcoming Writers Block’.