National Poetry Day
School in Woodford Green
The late James Berry, poet and fiction writer: conference
Wimbledon Book Festival
All welcome, see you there!
Ilkley Literature Festival
Talk about Reading and Rebellion (OUP) a book I’ve co-edited with Kimberley Reynolds and Jane Rosen about reading amongst children of left-wing parents 1900-1960.
Wiener Library, Russell Square, London – for a talk about my memoir So They Call You Pisher! (Verso) (just out in paperback) with special reference to using the library to help me uncover the fate of my father’s uncles in the Holocaust. I tell this story in the memoir.
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED
Reading and Rebellion conference
Goldsmiths, University of London
Pickled Pepper Bookshop, Crouch End
talking about Unexpected Twist (Scholastic) and doing poems and a signing.
All welcome, please get in touch with the bookshop, see you there!
British Library to talk about Reading and Rebellion (Oxford University Press) a book about left-wing and ‘alternative’ children’s books 1900-1960, with Professor Kimberley Reynolds and Jane Rosen.
Wandsworth Teachers Event
Conway Hall, London: ‘1968 and after: Culture and Education’ talks and Q and A with me, Tariq Ali, Melissa Benn, Ken Loach and Lynne Segal, with Newham Bookshop. All welcome.
Event with the volunteers for Beanstalk
Event near Chelmsford
So They Call You Pisher! event for Five Leaves Bookshop, Nottingham. All welcome, see you there.
Children’s Bookshow Event
Idea Store, Whitechapel, to talk about So They Call You Pisher! (Verso) – very near to where my parents lived, as described in the book! All welcome, see you there!
Launch Event for Reading and Rebellion at Marx Memorial Library, London. All welcome, see you there.
Medway teachers INSET
Event at St James’s Church, Muswell Hill for Muswell Hill Children’s Bookshop, partly based on Unexpected Twist (Scholastic Children’s Books)
All welcome, see you there. Please get in touch with the bookshop first.
Dagenham head teachers
Christmas signing event at Waterstones, Piccadilly.
St Paul’s CofE school in Whitechapel
Christmas event at the Old Vic Theatre, in London.
All welcome. Please book ahead for this. See you there.
Two events. Please book ahead for this.
Event in a school in Burton
Cooks Spinney teachers’ event
Wandsworth teachers’ event
to commemorate the Holocaust
Conference for Islington teachers
A Wokingham school event
Jewish Book Week event
to talk about Workers’ Tales published by Princeton University Press
Two events for children in Tower Hamlets at the Genesis Cinema
Bourneville Children’s Literature Festival
Event in a school in Sunderland
Teaching assistants’ event in Cheltenham
Event in Cumbria