I enjoy talking to groups of readers – Email me on if you would like me to join your book group to discuss one of my books, or talk to a group you are connected with – live or on-line.

Click here to see Comments by event organisers — literary festivals, libraries, or book groups. 

recent events:
Mere Library, Wiltshire
Clapham Library, London
Marlow Refugee Action (now on Youtube)
National Women’s Register book group
Blue Bear Bookshop, Farnham
Islamabad Literary Festival, Pakistan
Kirkdale Books, Sydenham
Rye Books, East Dulwich

You can listen on Youtube to the Islamabad Literary Festival event here – in conversation with Saif Mahmood from India & Firoze Manji from Canada.

‘Untold Stories’ – interviews with remarkable women writers

In this series of on-line interviews I introduced women writers who have uncovered hidden family stories or written a biography of a creative life. How they each came to write their books is almost as interesting as the books themselves.
Hosted by the National Women’s Register, Sept 2021 – April 2022
Judy Simons on The Northern Line
Helen Marquard on The Musical Life: Hedwig Stein, emigrée pianist
Martha Leigh on Invisible Ink: a family memoir
Merilyn Brason on The Bamboo Bracelet: a true story – her parents’ WW2 story of being in a Japanese internment camp in the Philippines
Elisabeth Conway on A Strand of Gold, a novel set in Singapore in 1822

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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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