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Modern Love with the Feminist Book Society

From the tender embrace of queer romance to the boundless expanses of polyamorous connection, this session delves into characters and connections that explore love in an unrestricted world. From the […]

Writing for Change

Get ready for a lively discussion on writing for change! Join us as we explore the fascinating intersection of art, politics, and power. Can art and politics ever truly be […]

Between the Sheets (BSL signed event)

BSL SIGNED EVENT From Mills and Boons to Bridgerton, join us as we celebrate the power of pleasure in storytelling. If you aspire to create stories where female characters not […]

Rays of Hope: Writing the Climate Emergency

Get ready to turn those climate blues into rays of hope with our morning session: Rays of Hope: Writing the Climate Emergency. It's easy to feel overwhelmed by the dire […]

Sinéad Gleeson on Hagstone (BSL signed event)

BSL SIGNED EVENT Bestselling author of Constellations: Reflections from Life, Sinéad Gleeson joins us to explore the folklore and the feminine of a wild and rugged island in her eerily […]

Home Grown Talent

“You can struggle with a manuscript for years, and eventually it’s finished because you’ve found the answers you were looking for. Then your novel goes out into the world and […]

Delta and the Lost City with Anna Fargher

Farm Barn (Waterstones Bookshop)

The author of former Children's Book the Month The Umbrella Mouse delivers a spellbinding adventure about Delta the wolfdog in the ancient city of Pompeii in the days leading up […]

Kate Mosse CBE & The Feminist Book Society

The World As It Should Be Stage The Food Museum

Join multimillion-selling author Kate Mosse as she talks to the fantastic Feminist Book Society about her gripping queer pirate story, The Ghost Ship, AND gives us an exclusive sneak peek […]

Irenosen Okojie on Curandera

Join us in conversation with award-winning author and literary curator Irenosen Okojie as she unveils her captivating new novel, Curandera. Set against the backdrop of a mystical town in 17th-century […]

Conversations from a Long Marriage (BSL signed event)

BSL SIGNED EVENT Join multi-award winning comedy writer, broadcaster and journalist Jan Etherington as she talks to former BBC Radio 4 Comedy Commissioner and former Head of Comedy at ITV […]

Behind Closed Doors (BSL signed event)

BSL SIGNED EVENT Have you ever wondered about the hidden lives behind the pristine facades of middle-class neighborhoods? In Bee Rowlatt’s One Woman Crime Wave and Kitty Johnson’s Prickly Company, […]