David Nicholls, Lesley Pearse and Yasmin Alibhai-Brown will be among many high-profile authors, poets and journalists visiting Hendon for the North London Literary Festival in April.
Running between April 2 and 3 at Middlesex University, the free student-organised festival will feature readings, publishing workshops, writing competitions and interviews with high profile writers.
12pm: Flash Fiction by Juke Box Story, 1st floor Mezzanine, College Building
Jukebox Story: Juke Box Story’s celebrated mixtape format with winning flash fiction entries performed live. Presented by Stephanie Gerra and Em Fleming.
1-4pm: Make your own book (room C218), College Building
You wrote the story, now make the book: Find out from expert bookbinder Henrique Lagarto how to make your own book.
1.30pm: Cherry Smyth, Kate Bingham and Tom Chivers , Boardroom (C219), College Building
On writing and publishing poetry: three writers talk about negotiating different types of creativity.
2pm: Sandpit, 1st floor Mezzanine, College Building
2.30pm: Gaming Narrative Platform, Boardroom (C219), College Building
Storytelling in games, the evolution: Exploring Gaming narratives, this panel features a live play-through with Holly Gramazio and Ed Stern.
4pm: Sue Gee, Boardroom (C219), College Building
On life as fiction: Orange long-listed novelist Sue Gee discusses how family history informed her new novel.
5pm: Juliet Gardiner, Boardroom (C219), College Building
On deconstructing autobiography: bestselling historian and media figure Juliet Gardiner discusses her work-in-progress.
6pm: Keynote Speaker: David Nicholls, Boardroom (C219), College Building
Interview with David Nicholls: There will be a question and answer with the author of ‘One Day’ and he will be talking about his new book!
Join us for the University's Big Draw Family Day on Friday 28 October to celebrate drawing and creativity.
On 28 October 2016 meet Middlesex staff from our regional office at this UK Higher Education & Skills Fair in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.
On 29 October 2016 meet Middlesex University staff at the Edukex fair in Amman, Jordan.
On 2-3 November 2016 meet Middlesex University staff at the Education UK fair in Manama, Bahrain.