24 February, JW3, London, 1pm
Jewish Book Week
In conversation with novelists Esther Freud and Olivia Lichtenstein
jewishbookweek.com

4 March, Bath Literature Festival, 6:15pm
Talking about At the Edge of the Orchard
bathfestivals.org.uk

US BOOK TOUR, 14-25 March 2016:
I'll be doing talks, readings, Q&As and signings for At the Edge of the Orchard in the US on the following dates, unless otherwise listed:

15 March, Authors Live, Greenwich Library, Greenwich, Connecticut, 7pm
greenwichlibrary.org

16 March, Symphony Space, New York City, 7:30pm
Selected Shorts event. Reading from Reader, I Married Him: Stories Inspired by Jane Eyre,
along with Audrey Niffenegger and Namwali Serpell
symphonyspace.org

17 March, Brookline Booksmith, Brookline, Massachusetts, 7pm
brooklinebooksmith-shop.com

18 March, Politics & Prose bookstore, Washington, DC, 7pm
politics-prose.com

20 March, Virginia Festival of the Book, Culbreth Theater,
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 3pm

with Angela Flournoy and Christopher Scotton
vabook.org

21 March, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Ohio, 7:30pm
Event with Thurber House
thurberhouse.org


22 March, Swedish American Museum, Chicago, 7:30pm
swedishamericanmuseum.org


23 March, Bookshop Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, 7pm
bookshopsantacruz.com


24 March, Book Passage, Corte Madera, CA, 12 noon
bookpassage.com


Back in the UK:

31 March, Daunt Books, Marylebone, London, 7pm
Talking about At the Edge of the Orchard
details to come

5 April, Oxford Literature Festival
12 noon: Talking about At the Edge of the Orchard
oxfordliteraryfestival.org

4pm: Talking with Claire Harman about Charlotte Brontë
oxfordliteraryfestival.org

7 April, The Old School Room and the Brontë Parsonage,
Haworth, Yorkshire, 7:30pm

Talk and readings from the collection Reader, I Married Him
with Helen Dunmore and Salley Vickers
bronte.org.uk

9 April, Cambridge Literary Festival
11:30am: Talking about At the Edge of the Orchard
4pm: Talk and readings from Reader, I Married Him 
with Helen Dunmore and Linda Grant
cambridgeliteraryfestival.com

13 April, London Book Fair
Talking about Shakespeare
with Jeanette Winterson and Howard Jacobsen
londonbookfair.co.uk

13 April, Word Factory at Waterstones Piccadilly, 6:30pm
Talk and readings from Reader, I Married Him
with Helen Dunmore and Evie Wyld
thewordfactory.tv

14 April, Lady Sew and Sew warehouse, Henley-on-Thames
Event with Fine Cell Work
Talking about the Sleep Quilt and quilting in prison
ladysewandsew.co.uk

16 April, Bankfield Museum, Halifax
Launch of the Bronte Quilt Challenge
exhibition runs 9 April - 14 May
details to come
quiltersguild.org.uk

16 April, Books by the Beach, Scarborough Library Concert Hall
10am: Talk about Charlotte Bronte with Claire Harman
3pm: Talking about At the Edge of the Orchard
booksbythebeach.co.uk

26 April, Foyles bookshop, London, 7pm
Talk and readings from Reader, I Married Him
with Lionel Shriver, Joanna Briscoe and Kirsty Gunn
foyles.co.uk

11 May, Owl bookshop, Kentish Town, London, evening event
Talk and reading from At the Edge of the Orchard
details to come
facebook.com

18 May, Brighton Festival
Talk and readings from Reader, I Married Him
with Joanna Briscoe and Esther Freud
details to come
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

28 & 29 May, Hay Festival, Hay-on-Wye, Wales
Talks and reading from At the Edge of the Orchard;
and from Reader, I Married Him
with Joanna Briscoe and Kirsty Gunn
details of both events to come
hayfestival.com

4 June, Derby Book Festival, afternoon event
Talk and reading from Reader, I Married Him
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, Maggie O'Farrell,
Lucy Hughes-Hallett and Charlotte Mendelson
bronte.org.uk

30 June, Hebden Bridge Arts Festival, Yorkshire; 7:30pm

Talk and reading from Reader, I Married Him 
with Salley Vickers
hebdenbridgeartsfestival.co.uk

4 September, Historical Novel Society, Oxford
Keynote speech at their 2016 conference
details to come
historicalnovelsociety.org