I frequently talk about my books in literary festivals, libraries and to reading groups.  I look forward to hearing from you if you would like me to come and talk to a group.-

Recent events:

Ireland – West Cork Literary Festival
Cornwall – Penzance Literary Festival, Isles of Scilly Festival
Essex – Harwich Festival
Norfolk – Norwich Writers’ Centre
Shropshire – Wenlock Poetry Festival
South Bank Centre, Jaipur Festival
Wiltshire – Godolphin Literary Festival, Mere Literature Festival
Yorkshire – Beverley Literary Festival

Readers & Writers groups
Cornwall – St Ives Library
London –  Daunt’s Bookshop, Balham & Putney Libraries, Richmond, Wandsworth Society
Oxfordshire – Abingdon
Scotland – Women’s Library, Glasgow
Shropshire – Harley & Shrewsbury
Sussex – Winchelsea Literary Society & The Rye Bookshop  
Wiltshire – Tisbury and Mere

Conferences, regional organisations
National Women’s Register Conferences, Plymouth & Salisbury
Self-publishing Conference, Leicestershire
Teachers of English and other Community Languages, London
Wandsworth Welcomes Refugees, London
Women’s Institutes, Gloucestershire & Somerset

Scholarly institutes, universities
Poetry Translation Centre, London
Royal Asiatic Society, London
School of Oriental & African Studies, University of London
University of East Anglia, Norfolk

In previous years:
– Alternative Arts, Rich Mix, Bethnal Green, London
– Black History Month, Balham Library, London
– Commonwealth Writers’ Week, London libraries
– Crewe, National Women’s Register conference
– Get London Reading, events across London
– Ilkley Literature Festival, Yorkshire
– Islington Refugee Week,  London
– Kings Lynn Literature Festival, Norfolk
– Kingston Readers Festival, London
– Mandela celebration, South Bank, London
– Mansion House, Book Launch, London
– Museum of London, Peopling of London Festival
– Saffron Waldon Literature Festival, Essex
– Swindon Literature Festival, Wiltshire
–  University of Marne le Vallee, Paris
– Ways with Words Festival, Dartington, Devon
– Wells Literature Festival, Somerset
– Women’s Library/Mslexia, book launch, London
– Women’s Writers’ Festival, New Zealand

+  library tours in:
– Cheshire: Crewe, Nantwich, Neston
– Cornwall:  Helston, Launceton, Penzance, Redruth, St Austell, St Ives
– Devon: Totnes, Ilfracombe, Exmouth

In South Asia:
– Forum on the Right to Education, Delhi
– Hyderabad Literature Festival
– India International Centre, Delhi
– Jaipur Literature Festival
– Lahore Literature Festival
– LitFestX on-line
– Miranda House, University of Delhi
– Oxford Bookstore, Delhi
– World Book Fair, Delhi

Interviews & articles in:
– Kitaab, Journal of Asian Literature
– Nilgiri Wagon, India
– Perspectives on Central Asia
– The Telegraph, ‘Wonder Women’
– Battersea Matters

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  1. Thoroughly enjoyed Marion’s Q & A session with a group of local readers, followed the next day by an inspirational workshop, presented in Marion’s generous and gentle way, think about why writing matters, and what we all have to share from our own life experience.

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