I enjoy talking to groups of readers – Email me on firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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Journeys without a map
I will be talking about my book with readers in June 2022 at
Monday June 13th
3pm, Mere Library, Barton Lane, BA12 6JA
Tuesday June 28th
Clapham Library, details to be announced
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.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X0nX9v_Mw3Y
‘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