• Appearances

    Tolkien, Acid Fantasy And The University Of Oxford

    by  • September 13, 2018 • Appearances • 0 Comments

    Very pleased by the brilliant reception from academics and students to my lecture about fantasy at the University of Oxford.  Somehow I managed to pack in the influence of Tolkien (good and bad), Acid Fantasy, the important move towards diversity in both writers and story matter, gay Dumbledore, the abundance of medieval secondary world...

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    Here Be Dragons

    by  • June 28, 2018 • Appearances, Writing • 0 Comments

    Later this year, I’ll be speaking at Here Be Dragons: The Oxford Fantasy Literature Summer School organised by the English Faculty at the University of Oxford. My talk is all about writing fantasy, but if that doesn’t grab you, you can also hear about M R James, H P Lovecraft, C S Lewis, Tolkien,...

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    True Horror On TV

    by  • April 9, 2018 • Appearances, TV • 0 Comments

    I’ll be popping up on Channel 4 next week in the drama-documentary series True Horror. The first episode on April 19, 10 pm, is a chilling account of the Rich family’s terrifying experiences in an isolated farmhouse, which I wrote about in my non-fiction book Testimony. (You can read about it here.) Far more...

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    Literary Fest Appearance – November

    by  • October 2, 2012 • Appearances • 0 Comments

    I’ll be appearing at the Wantage (Not Just) Betjeman Litarary Festival on November 3rd, on a panel discussing fantasy and science fiction alongside Ben Aaronovitch, Mark Charan Newton and Mary Hoffman.  No idea about the specifics of what we’ll be discussing, but it runs for a whopping hour and a half, so undoubtedly we’ll...

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    Leicester Signing

    by  • August 14, 2011 • Appearances, Book News • 3 Comments

    I’ll be signing books at Waterstones in Leicester’s High Cross shopping centre this Saturday August 20th from 12.30. I don’t do many signings, so it’s a good chance to get a lot of books signed, or talk to me about what’s coming up – or even ask for tips about getting published, if that’s...

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    Booksigning & Fantasycon

    by  • September 3, 2010 • Appearances • 0 Comments

    Tomorrow, Saturday September 4, I’ll be signing books at Waterstone’s Burton-on-Trent branch in Cooper’s Square from 11am. Then I’ll be putting in an appearance at the annual British Fantasy Society convention, Fantasycon, on Saturday September 18 at the Britannia Hotel in Nottingham.

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