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17 March 2016

I am interviewing the novelists Joe Dunthorne, Emma Healey and Naomi Wood for the UEA London Lecture Series at the Hallam Conference Centre in London this evening. 

22 February 2016

I am a guest this week of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia, where I am chairing a review of the postgraduate Creative Writing program.

12 January 2016

My article ‘The Rise of Creative Writing’ is published today in Futures For English Studies: Teaching Language, Literature and Creative Writing in Higher Education, which is edited by Ann Hewings, Lynda Prescott and Philip Seargeant and published by Palgrave Macmillan.

23 November 2015

I'll be speaking this evening at an event at Foyles Charing Cross Road to celebrate the relaunch of the Sunday Times / Peters Fraser Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award.  Helen Simpson and Adam Foulds will also be speaking, and there will be readings from three of the shortlisted authors, Sara Taylor, Sunjeev Sahota and Ben Fergusson.  Andrew Holgate will be chairing.  

20 October 2015

For the next month I will be a visiting professor on the MA in Creative Writing programme at the University of Western Macedonia in Florina, Greece.

1 October 2015

I have joined the judging panel for this year's Young Muslim Writers Awards.

14 May 2015
30 April 2015

I'm reading this evening from Your Fault, my novel-in-progress, at Elbow Room in the Bicycle Shop, Norwich, with Belona Greenwood, Joe Banfield, Julianne Pachico, George Szirtes, Elspeth Latimer, Jacob Huntely, Kim Sherwood, and Various Guises.

19 March 2015

I'm reading from my work this evening at the Penryn campus of the University of Exeter, hosted by Rob Magnuson Smith.

4 March 2015

I'm interviewing Rachel Cusk on stage at the UEA Literary Festival this evening at 7pm.

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