I am interviewing Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀ about her new novel, A Spell Of Good Things, at the National Centre for Writing this evening.
I'm reading tonight at the launch of Lighthouse #25: the Contemporary Working Class Writing issue
My new book Against Creative Writing is published by Routledge today.
I've set up an Instagram account for my pots. It's here: https://www.instagram.com/andrewcowan01
I'll be speaking this evening at Bethnal Green Working Men's Club, London, at an event to mark the announcement of the 2021 Queen Mary Wasafiri New Writing Prize, along with fellow judges Christie Watson, Tishani Doshi and Hirsh Sawhney. Our winners and shortlistees can be found here.
I recorded some podcasts on writing for the Royal Literary Fund website, including an interview with the novelist Bethan Roberts. These can now be found here: https://www.rlf.org.uk/showcase/andrew-cowan-bar
I'll be giving a talk and reading from my work at Cambridge Writers this evening.
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'.
My article '"No Additional Information Required": Creative Writing as Research Writing' has recently been published in the online journal TEXT.
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).