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21 October 2018

Poet, memoirist and novelist Tim Clare interviewed me for his podcast, Death Of 1000 Cuts.  The interview can be found here and here (season 2, episode 38).

21 October 2018

My 'Personal Anthology' of twelve favourite short stories appears on the website curated by Jonathan Gibbs today.  

19 October 2018

My 'Personal Anthology' of twelve favourite short stories appears on the website curated by Jonathan Gibbs today.  

3 October 2018

I'm chairing a 'debut novelists' event at Norwich Waterstones this evening with four recent graduates of the UEA Creative Writing programme: Paula Cocozza (How To Be Human), Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott (Swan Song), Mitch Johnson (Kick) and Sharlene Teo (Ponti). The event begins at 7pm.

5 June 2018

I will be interviewing novelist and activist Arundhati Roy on stage at the British Library following her WG Sebald lecture on literary translation.  The event begins at 7pm and will be livestreamed to the Living Knowledge Network of 22 libraries across the UK.  It will be also be streamed to the main Lecture Theatre at UEA.  The annual Sebald lecture is organised by the British Centre for Literary Translation (BCLT). 

4 June 2018

I will be introducing the launch of Swan Song by Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott at Somerset House, London, this evening.

18 March 2018

My article 'The Rise Of Creative Writing' is the commissioned guest article in the current edition of NAWE's journal, Writing In Practice, which is published today.

19 January 2018

I'm giving a talk today to the United Nations Association in Norwich about the UNESCO Cities of Literature network and my recent visit to Ljubljana.  

27 November 2017

My literary archive, including novel manuscripts and various correspondence going back 25 years, is now available at the British Archive of Contemporary Writing.  

22 November 2017

I am delivering a lecture on 'The Rise of Creative Writing' at the Slovene Book Fair in Ljubljana, Slovenia, at an event organised by the Slovene Publishing Academy and Association of Book Publishers.

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