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!
Celebrate the start of Fairtrade fortnight with a day of activities and talks on campus
Presented by Dr Helen Julia Minors (Kingston University)