18 May, Brighton Festival; 7pm
Charlotte Brontë at 200: Talk and readings 
from Reader, I Married Him 
with Salley Vickers and Esther Freud
brightonfestival.org

24 May, Short Stories Aloud event, Oxford
Talk and reading from Reader, I Married Him
with Salley Vickers and Tessa Hadley
details to come
shortstops.info

27-29 May, Hay Festival, Hay-on-Wye, Wales
27 May, 8:30pm: Talking with film-maker Phil Grabsky
about Vermeer's Girl with a Pearl Earring
hayfestival.com

28 May, 5:30pm: Reading from and discussing 
Reader, I Married Him with Lionel Shriver, Joanna Briscoe
and Kirsty Gunn
hayfestival.com

29 May, 10am: Talking about and reading from 
At the Edge of the Orchard, with interviewer
Georgina Godwin
hayfestival.com

4 June, Derby Book Festival
11:30am: Reading from and discussing At the Edge of
the Orchard
derbybookfestival.co.uk

2pm: Talking about the Brontës and reading from Reader,
I Married Him 
with Claire Harman
derbybookfestival.co.uk

11 June, The Great Charlotte Debate
Brontë Parsonage, Haworth, Yorkshire; 7:30-9pm
Was Jane Eyre or Villette her masterpiece?
Debate with Claire Harman, Joanne Harris,
Lucy Hughes-Hallett and Katherine Langrish
bronte.org.uk

18 June, British Library, London; 3:30pm
On 'Making Stories from History' with
Jane Harris and Tom Holland
thefolioacademysessions.com

30 June, Hebden Bridge Arts Festival, Yorkshire; 7:30pm
Talk and reading from Reader, I Married Him 
with Salley Vickers
hebdenbridgeartsfestival.co.uk

16 August, Edinburgh Book Festival; 6:45pm
details to come
edbookfest.co.uk

4 September, Historical Novel Society, Oxford; 10:30am
Keynote speech at their 2016 conference on 'Fact to Fiction: a
historical novelist's relationship to the past'
hnsoxford2016.org

10 September, Festival of Women Writing,
Brontë Parsonage, Haworth; 7:30pm
Discussing the psychology of the miniature 
with authors Grace McCleen and Jessie Burton
bronte.org.uk

15 September, Highgate Library, London; 7:30pm
Reading from Reader, I Married Him with Joanna Briscoe

14-15 October, Cheltenham Literature Festival
details to come
cheltenhamfestivals.com

20 October, Dorchester Literary Festival; 6pm
Talking about and reading from At the Edge of
the Orchard

dorchesterliteraryfestival.com

4 November, Brontë Parsonage, Haworth
With Maggie O'Farrell, discussing the influence of
Jane Eyre on our work
details to come
bronte.org.uk