Goldsmiths Writers' Centre Events

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A list of our upcoming events with their calendar dates.

Spring Events 

All events are held at 5pm in RHB 137 unless otherwise stated 

10 January 2018

Nikesh Shukla discusses fiction, screenwriting and his book of essays The Good Immigrant. 

17 January 2018

Pat Kavanagh Awards, 6.30pm - Venue is Ian Gulland Lecture Theatre

24 January 2018

Vahni Capildeo and Malika Booker read their poetry, RHB 137  followed by Goldsmiths Prizewinner Nicola Barker at 7pm  (Room LG02)

31 January 2018

Justin Hill and Helen Black on genre fiction

7 February 2018

Rachel Seiffert talks about her latest novel, A Boy in Winter

14 February 2018

Reading week

21 February 2018

Aida Edemarian and Genevieve Fox on memoir, followed by novelist Elif Shafak at 7pm

28 February 2018 [UNFORTUNATELY CANCELLED DUE TO INDUSTRIAL ACTION]

Ana Fletcher of Cape talks to Ross Raisin about fiction publishing

7 March 2018 [UNFORTUNATELY CANCELLED DUE TO INDUSTRIAL ACTION]

Chris Power and Monique Roffey on the art of short fiction; Prize reading 7pm  (Room LG02)

14 March 2018 [UNFORTUNATELY CANCELLED DUE TO INDUSTRIAL ACTION]

Miriam Nash and Richard Scott read their poetry

21 March 2018

Blake Morrison talks about his new book, a novel with poems

 

Autumn Events

Most events are at 5pm in RHB 137 unless indicated otherwise. The Goldsmiths Prize-related events at 6.30pm will take place in the Ian Gulland Lecture Theatre or Professor Stuart Hall Building.

4 October 2017

5pm - Erica Wagner and Frances Wilson discuss the art of biography (this event will be followed by Welcome Drinks)

11 October 2017

5pm - Novelists Francis Gilbert and Clare Fisher on how to write ‘a younger self’

18 October 2017

5pm - PoetryFilm - an evening of and about film and poetry with Lavinia Greenlaw

25 October 2017

5pm - Truth and lies in life writing: Joanne Limburgh and Miranda Doyle talk about their recent memoirs

1 November 2017

5pm - Winnie Li on Dark Chapter, a novel about her personal experience of rape

7pm - The Goldsmiths Prize 2017: Shortlist Readings

8 November 2017 

Reading Week

15 November 2017 

6.30pm - Goldsmiths Awards Prize ceremony (central London location)

22 November 2017

5pm (RHB 342)Nick Mahoka and fellow guest poets on Black Metic

29 November 2017

5pm (PSH LG01)Michael Rosen discusses his new memoir So they Call You Pisher!

6 December 2017

5pm (RHB 137a)Novelists Tom Lee and Vanessa Tait on the art of fiction, followed by 

7pm (RHB 137a) - neurosurgeon Henry Marsh (author of Do No Harm) on his new book  

13 December 2017

5pm - Poetry reading with Nicki Heinen and Sara Hirsch

 

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