30 October 2017

In 2013 Christopher Bigsby interviewed Naomi Alderman and me on stage at the UEA Literary Festival. A transcript of the interview has just been published by Boiler House Press in Writers in Conversation with Christopher Bigsby Volume Six.

6 October 2017 to 8 October 2017

I will be a plenary speaker this week at the Third International Conference in Creative Writing at Ionian University in Corfu.

7 August 2017 to 12 August 2017

I'm teaching a Tutored Retreat this week for the Arvon Foundation at Lumb Bank in Yorkshire with co-tutor Patricia Duncker and guest reader Rose Tremain.

13 July 2017

I am reading from my new novel and discussing my writing with the Suffolk Book League this evening at the Ipswich Institute.  

27 April 2017

I am giving a talk and reading this evening at University Centre Peterborough.  

11 April 2017

My short story 'Seals' has just been published in volume 7 of New York journal Monkey Business: New Writing From Japan, edited by Ted Goossen and Motoyuki Shibata.

21 September 2016

I will be delivering a paper on 'The Rise of Creative Writing' at the 'Futures For English Studies' seminar at the Open University this afternoon.

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.


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