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21 May 2021

I will be giving a keynote lecture at the Futures for Creative Writing online conference today. This is an event to celebrate 50 years of the UEA Creative Writing programme. The title of the lecture is 'Creative Writing and the Democratisation of Literary Access'.

30 May 2020

My article '"No Additional Information Required": Creative Writing as Research Writing' has recently been published in the online journal TEXT.

10 March 2020

I'm interviewing Deepa Anappara and Naomi Ishiguro at Norwich Waterstones this evening at 7pm about their debut books, Djinn Patrol On The Purple Line (Chatto & Windus) and Escape Routes (Tinder Press).

21 November 2019

I'm reading with novelist Tash Aw at UEA Live at the National Centre for Writing this evening.

15 November 2019

I'm interviewing Ashley Hickson-Lovence and Kate Weinberg at Norwich Waterstones this evening at 7pm about their debut novels, The 392 (OWN-IT!) and The Truants (Bloomsbury).

20 October 2019

I am talking to Mariella Frostrup and Emma Healey about the fiftieth anniversary of the UEA Creative Writing programme on Open Book on BBC Radio 4 this afternoon.

16 October 2019

I'm interviewing novelist Tracy Chevalier about her new novel A Single Thread at the UEA Literary Festival this evening.

17 June 2019

I'm giving a public lecture on the UEA Creative Writing programme at the National Palance of Culture in Sofia, Bulgaria, this evening as part of the CapitaLiterature Literary Festival.

13 June 2019

I'm teaching the English-language workshop at the Sozopol Fiction Seminars in Bulgaria until June 17.  The seminars are organised by the Elizabeth Kostova Foundation.

25 May 2019

I'm appearing at The National Centre for Writing at 7.30 this evening as part of the Norfolk and Norwich Festival with the crime writer S.A. Harris, the poet Andrew McDonnell and the novelist Simon Okotie.  The event is to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the independent publisher Salt.

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