Events / Miscellaneous

Author Events
Edinburgh International Book Festival 2017
with Joelle Owusu and Nadine Aisha Jassat, discussing our work and ideas in relation to the book Nasty Women (sold out)
Belfast International Arts Festival 2017
with Sim Bajwa and Alice Tarbuck, on what it is to be a woman in the 21st century in relation to the book Nasty Women (sold out)
Birmingham Book Festival 2017
with Catherine O’Flynn and Gena-mour Barrett, discussing working class experiences in relation to the book Know Your Place
Nasty Women at Stirling University, 2017 with author readings and discussion of publishing
Tidelines Book Festival 2017
with Jona Kottler, discussing the book Nasty Women

Television/Radio
“Book Stay” documentary interview, for South Korea broadcaster Lee Young Don TV, August 2017
CBS Radio Affiliate, Los Angeles, feminist topical commentary, November 2017

Panel
Writers Resist London, 2017, a worldwide day of simultaneous events on theme of writing and democracy, co-sponsored by PEN America and hosted by Berfrois
Open the Door at Glasgow Women’s Library, 2017, in conversation with Leila Aboulela, a day of conversations between writers examining our relationship to predecessors.

Visiting Speaker – Workshops, Tutoring and Professional Talks
Stirling University Centre for Interntional Publishing and Communication, addressing Masters Students on publishing and marketing
University of Glasgow Human Book Project,¬†‘on loan’ to students interested in publishing career insight
Glad Writers Circle Writers Retreat 2016, addressing new writers on how to take next steps in publishing their work
Creative Edinburgh: Epic Fails, 2017, a rapid fire talk on the pitfalls of publishing, available to view here
Society of Young Publishers Scotland Conference 2017, Marketing 5×5, showcasing a low budget marketing campaign in publishing
Write Stuff, University of Dundee, 2017, a talk delivered on how writers can publicise their work and taking next steps to publication

Event Chairing / Literary Salon Hosting
ScotLitFest: Jenni Fagain on Jessie Kesson, a discussion on twitter, archived here
Whitworth Lates, an evening to launch Treats by Lara Williams, in the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester
Glasgow Science Festival/Book Launch: The Mighty Women of Science by Clare Forest
Book Launch: The Waves Burn Bright by Iain Maloney, Waterstones Byres Road, Glasgow
Book Launch: Pub Dogs of Manchester by Georgie Glass, Kosmonaut, Manchester
Book Launch: The Unforgotten by Laura Powell, The Society Club, London

Spoken Word Performance
Flint and Pitch at Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival 2017 – spoken word
Tell It Slant, 2016 – poetry
Interrobang?!, 2017 (x2) – poetry
Marbles magazine launch – spoken word

 

 

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