Thursday, 12th October
Albert Poets, Huddersfield
Delighted to be back at this great venue, and reading alongside three other poets, after far too many years.
Details to follow.

Saturday, 28th October
Stevenage & Knebworth Arts Group
I will be taking part in a Detective in Fiction Day, organised by Peter Leyland.

Thursday, 9th November
Highgate Library, London
A talk about writing crime fiction – specifically the novel I should just have finished! – sponsored by the Friends of Highgate Library
Details to follow.

Tuesday, 14th November
Five Leaves Bookshop, Nottingham
Launch reading to mark publication of new short story collection, Going Down Slow
Details to follow

Monday, 20th November
Owl Bookshop, Kentish Town
Evening to celebrate the publication of Going Down Slow and the new novel by Woody Haut
Details to follow

Friday, 24th November
Foyles, Charing Cross Road
Jazz & Poetry: Reading with the John Lake Band.
Details to follow.

Friday, 29th December
Underground Theatre, Eastbourne
Jazz & Poetry: Reading with the John Lake Band


With the publication of the new Frank Elder novel, Body & Soul, by William Heinemann in April, I shall doubtless be taking part in a number of events and festivals to mark its appearance. So far confirmed, Newcastle Noir, 5th-6th May and Crimefest, Bristol 17th-20th May.