Join in this free, online chat with Ben Oliver, who's debut The Loop has already sold in several territories and been optioned for the screen. We will be discussing writing sci-fi and speculative fiction for Young Adults and ask Ben's ... More information
Now more than ever we need stories – to engage, to distract, to entertain, to nourish, and to help us make sense of what we’re living through. And so while you can’t come to us, instead we will come to ... More information
Amrou Al-Kadhi went from a god-fearing Muslim boy enraptured with their mother, to Glamrou; a vocal, queer drag queen estranged from their family. This is a heart-breaking and hilarious memoir about the author’s fight to be true to themselves, chaired by Britain’s ... More information
– Hook Up, Line Up, Speak Up –
Here comes our next Speakeasy session.
Share your work, meet other writers, discover new talent.
Are you a storyteller, poet, fiction writer, comic or perhaps a musician? Well, this is where we want you! Come ... More information
Due to disruptions caused by the pandemic, we were disappointed to cancel the Best Published Novel strand of our prize. In its place, however, comes the #AdventureSociety, our brand new book club. Our first event will take place at 6pm on 9 June, and looks at Shepherd by Catherine Jinks. ... More information
We chat to debut authors, Nikki Smith and Trevor Wood about their novels published during lockdown. Join us online for the free Q&A. Novel Nights chats to authors about writing craft and publication. Bring your questions along.
Trevor Wood’s debut ... More information
Writer, meditation teacher and Spotlight Books author Tara Gould will be leading a Wild Writing and Meditation retreat in central Portugal in June. Set in a valley by the beautiful Zezere River this five day immersive retreat will include (optional) ... More information
Join in this live, online Q & A with former BBC journalist turned bestselling spy thriller writer Alex Gerlis as he helps us decode piecing an espionage series together. Find out how to turn World War Two facts into fiction ... More information
Katrina will be launching her third full collection, Wild Persistence, with Seren, on Thursday 11 June at 6.30 pm on zoom.
Katrina will give a reading from Wild Persistence and then take questions about the collection.
To receive an invitation and to submit questions for ... More information