INSET for Sutton teachers
Poetry Workshop 1 for Wandsworth teachers
Colloquium on the education of writers at Oriel College, Oxford
Budleigh Salterton Festival, Devon
Windsor Festival: – one session for children, one for adults – talking about So They Call You Pisher! (Verso)
Event in Anerley
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) 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.
Reading and Rebellion conference
Goldsmiths, University of London
Teachers, librarians etc welcome
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 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)
Dagenham head teachers
St Paul’s CofE school in Whitechapel
Event in a school in Burton
Cooks Spinney teachers’ event
Wandsworth teachers’ event
A Wokingham school event
Bourneville Children’s Literature Festival
Event in a school in Sunderland
Teaching assistants’ event in Cheltenham
Event in Cumbria