Where I’ll be, what I’ll be doing

Below is a list of conventions, festivals and other events I’ll be attending. Come say hi – even better, come say hi and buy me a drink!


Most to be confirmed, but so far:

  • Super Relaxed Fantasy Club – 27 March – venue TBC (London)
  • Panel event with Bradley Beaulieu and Stephen Aryan, 5 April – Waterstones Birmingham
  • Guest speaker for Birmingham SF Group, 13 July 8pm, The Briar Rose pub, Birmingham city centre

I’ll be discussing my road to publication, the writing process, Godblind and its sequels, and anything else anyone wants to know. Do come along!

  • Edge-Lit 7, Derby – 14 July:

12pm, participation space, ground floor – Workshop – From Battles to Brawls: the art of writin’ fightin’

1pm, Sir John Hurt cinema, 2nd floor – Panel – New worlds: is fantasy slowly becoming a broader genre?

6pm, Sir John Hurt cinema, 2nd floor – The Edge-Lit raffle/auction – hosted by Anna Stephens and RJ Barker!

  • Unsung Live! Star of Kings pub, London – 24 July:

I’ll be reading Flesh and Coin, the short story featuring in the Art of War charity anthology, which you can buy here.

  • Nine Worlds, Friday 3 August:

Panel – Know your Enemy, hosted by the excellent, and excellently-mohawked, Mike Brooks, on writing villains.

And anything else they want to put me on on that day.

  • Fantasycon, Chester – 19-21 October
  • Bristolcon – 27 October


Eastercon – Birmingham Hilton Metropole,  15 and 16 April 2017. Event review here:

Godblind book launch event- Thursday 15 June, 6.30pm-8pm. Launch day party review here.

Edge-Lit – Derby, 15 July 2017.  How did it go? Find out here. 

New voices in Fantasy, Waterstones Piccadilly, 20 July.

Fantasy in the Court – London, 3 August

Nine Worlds – London, 4-6 August. Event review for this, the Facebook Live, New Voices panel and Fantasy in the Court here. 

Grim Gathering, Waterstones Bath, 25 September. See how it went here

Gothenburg Book Fair – 28-29 September. How did it go?

Escape to Fantasycon: Peterborough – 30 Sept-1 Oct. 

Writing Fantasy Fiction, Waterstones Bristol, 27 October. Fantasycon and Bristolcon round up here


Grim Gathering Sept 2017