Events

  • 28 April, 2022

    Anti-Capitalist Resistance, Via Zoom

    Gilbert Achcar speaking on the publication of the second edition of his book: The People Want: A Radical Exploration of the Arab Uprising 7.00pm – 9.00pm Gilbert Achcar will be joining Anti*Capitalist Resistance via Zoom to talk about the second edition of his landmark 2013 work. The People Want: A Radical Exploration of the Arab Uprising assesses the roots and […]

  • 11 May, 2022

    Waterstones Canterbury - Rose Lane, 8 Rose Lane, Canterbury, CT1 2SJ

    Maggie Gee, OBE is the author of sixteen acclaimed novels. Her latest, The Red Children, is an original, gripping story about migration and global warming which restores belief in the power of community and human kindness. About this event Maggie Gee, OBE will discuss her latest novel, The Red Children, as well as the anniversary reissue of her 2002 novel The […]

  • 12 May, 2022

    University of Exeter Digital Humanities Lab, University of Exeter, Stocker Road, Exeter, EX4 4QH

    Getting our Hands Dirty: What’s so special about feminist translation (and translating feminists)? Round table discussion and Q&A. About this event The late great maverick Moroccan feminist writer Malika Moustadraf died at just 37 years old in 2006. Persecuted throughout her short life for writing about sexual violence and the patriarchy in her fiction, the key details of her life […]

  • 13 May, 2022

    Royal Society of Literature, Online

    Join two acclaimed writers as they discuss intersections between their writing, drawing on the keenly anticipated new release from RSL Vice-President Maggie Gee, The Red Children, and the Booker-Prize shortlisted novel The Fortune Men by RSL Fellow Nadifa Mohamed. From climate change to migration, Gee and Mohamed will discuss justice and injustice, prejudice and love, and what part writing has […]

  • 19 May, 2022

    Institut français, 17 Queensberry Place South Kensington London SW7 2DT

    OUT OF ALGERIA: FAÏZA GUÈNE & SARAH ARDIZZONE Best selling author with her teenage debut novel Just Like Tomorrow, Faïza Guène has quickly become an outspoken French-Algerian voice. She will talk about her latest novel Discretion with her translator, Sarah Ardizzone. Seeking to “fix the offence of forgetting”, Faïza Guène will address the hardships of motherhood in the context of […]

  • 23 May, 2022

    British Library, 96 Euston Rd, London NW1 2DB

    The fake news of the past, with magician and historian Ian Keable Be ready for some mind-bending magic and deceptions as magician and historian Ian Keable details some of the biggest hoaxes of the 18th century – a woman who birthed rabbits, a new Shakespearean play, curious astrological predictions and more hoaxes of intrigue. In 1749 a newspaper advertisement appeared […]

  • 25 May, 2022

    Burdall's Yard, 7A Anglo Terrace, London Road, Bath, BA1 5NH

    At this event, Maggie Gee shares her experiences on the art of writing, what it takes to be a best-selling novelist, and her latest novel, The Red Children. Books will be available to buy on the night from Mr B’s Emporium. Novel Nights presents talks on the craft of writing. We also showcase emerging author’s work on the same evening. Maggie […]