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.

Coming events, 2018:

HARWICH FESTIVAL, Fri 29th June, 3pm – talking about my novels, especially Uncertain Light If you can walk, you can dance.

Mon 16th July, 6pm – reading from my prize-winning memoir, What was once a city.

Recent UK events :
Cornwall –  Isles of Scilly Festival
– Penzance Literary Festival
– St Ives Library
Glasgow – Women’s Library
Gloucestershire – Women’s Institute groups
Leicester – Self-publishing conference
Norfolk –  University of East Anglia
–  Norwich Writers’ Centre
Salisbury – National Women’s Register Conference
Shropshire – Wenlock Poetry Festival
– Harley & Shrewsbury readers & writers
Somerset – Women’s Institute groups
Sussex – Winchelsea Literary Society, 
The Rye Bookshop
Wiltshire – Godolphin Literary Festival
– Mere Literature Festival
Yorkshire – Beverley Literary Festival

Daunt’s Bookshop
Poetry Translation Centre
Royal Asiatic Society
School of Oriental & African Studies
South Bank Centre

Local London groups:
– Balham Library, Diversity Month
– Battersea, Relaunch of If you can walk, you can dance
– Wandsworth Society
– Wandsworth Welcomes Refugees
– Richmond upon Thames, Avenue Club Readers
– Teachers of English and other Community Languages to Adults

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,
– Perspectives on Central Asia
– The Telegraph, ‘
Wonder Women’
– Battersea Matters

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

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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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