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.

12 January 2015

I'm reading from my work this evening at Cafe Writers in Norwich with Lynne Bryan.

11 November 2014

I'm speaking on a panel this evening with Thomas Otte and Richard Maguire at a Norwich Cinema City event, 'The Great War in East Anglia', a screening of newsreels and films from the East Anglian Fim Archive.


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