From 11th August to 15th August, I’ll be teaching a residential Crime Fiction Week for Welsh Literature in West Wales, alongside Andrew Williams: http://www.llenyddiaethcymru.org/x18-crime-writing
From 16th August to 17th August, I’ll be giving a Masterclass at the Guardian in London on writing historical fiction and non-fiction alongside Alex von Tunzelmann http://www.theguardian.com/guardian-masterclasses/how-to-research-and-write-historical-stories-alex-von-tunzelmann-writing-course
On 6th September, I’ll be at the Carlisle Literature Festival teaching a crime writing workshop http://www.borderlinescarlisle.co.uk/?page_id=559 and later in the day I’ll be lining up with Ben Kane on the Historical Writing side in a Battle of the Genres as we take on crime writers Matt Holton and Sheila Quigley.
M R Hall and I will be giving a Guardian Masterclass on 13th and 14th September on writing crime fiction http://www.theguardian.com/guardian-masterclasses/writing-crime-fiction
I’ll be at Peterborough Library on the 15th of October with Andrew Williams and Robert Ryan talking about “Comrades, Conspirators and Reluctant Warriors” http://www.vivacity-peterborough.com/event/william-ryan-robert-ryan-and-andrew-williams-comra
On 30th September, I’ll be talking to the book group at Pimilico Library about The Bloody Meadow and showing some of the photographs and research material that influenced it.
MR Hall and I will be in Plymouth on 25th October for a crime writing workshop as part of the Plymouth International Literary Festival there. We’ll also be in conversation with Sarah Hillary later in the day.
I’ll be at Taunton Library on 29th October at the ungodly hour of 10.30 am to talk about the research that goes into the Korolev novels.
And MR Hall and I will be at the Wantage Betjeman festival for another workshop on 1st November – http://www.wantagebetjeman.com/learn-to-be-a-crime-writer.
I think Matthew and I are in conversation again later in the day, but we haven’t had any more details as yet.
Alex von Tunzelmann and myself will be back at the Guardian on 8th and 9th November for more history – http://www.theguardian.com/guardian-masterclasses/how-to-research-and-write-historical-stories-alex-von-tunzelmann-writing-course
On 13th November, I’ll be at The Bridport Festival with Jason Webster, Antonia Hodgson and James Runcie talking about: “Secrets, Sermons and Satan – the inspirations for writing crime fiction”
On 18th November I’ll be in Edinburgh at “Previously …” the Scottish Historical Writing Festival talking with Andrew Williams, amongst others.
From 20th to 22nd November I’ll be at Iceland Noir, leading Crime Writing Workshops at Kopavogur and Reykjavik Central Libraries and talking to other writers about this and that – more details, as they come available, on http://icelandnoir.com/.
And, finally, on 6th and 7th December, M R Hall and I will be back at the Guardian teaching our Essentials of Crime Writing workshop: http://www.theguardian.com/guardian-masterclasses/writing-crime-fiction
Maybe see you between now and Christmas?