Goldsmiths Writers' Centre Events


A list of our upcoming events with their calendar dates.

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

Summer Events

Summer events are minimal, as our students are now in exam season, but we do have the following:

15 May 2017

Charlotte Salomon Study Day, in collaboration with Visual Cultures and the Women's Art Library.

18 May 2017

6.30pm in RHB 137a 

The Life Writing Prize launched by Spread the Word, in collaboration with Goldsmiths. Free but space is limited so please book here.

24 May 2017

5pm in RHB 137

Celebrate the end of exam season with a vivacity! Poetry reading with the ever-entertaining and thought-provoking Patience Agbabi.

Spring Events

All events are in RHB137, except for the Goldsmiths Prize-related events at 7pm, which will take place in the New Academic Building (Professor Stuart Hall Building).

11 January 2017

11 - 6pm - Pat Kavanagh Prize readings and award presentation

18 January 2017

5pm - Jenny Lewis and Mark Edmondson on poetry and film

25 January 2017

5pm - Ros Barber and Suzy Joinson discuss their recent novels

6.30pm - Goldsmiths Prize-winner Mike McCormack on his novel Solar Bones

1 February 2017

5pm - a panel discussion on the issues and opportunities in the children/teen book industry, with novelist Sara Grant, literary agents Polly Nolan and Felicity Drew, and fiction publisher Sam Smith from Scholastic.

8 February 2017

5pm - Michael Rosen on his new book about Emile Zola

15 February 2017 

Reading Week

22 February 2017 

5pm - reading from and launch part for Mariana Swann's book on Bolivia

7pm - Rachel Cusk

1 March 2017

5pm - Goldsmiths MA CW graduate Luiza Sauma on her new novel

8 March 2017

5pm - Ross Raisin on his new novel

15 March 2017

5pm - Where do creative writing students go when they've finished their MAs? A discussion with the newly founded Ink Academy

7pm - George Saunders - FREE event but due to popularity you need to book tickets here.

22 March 2017

5pm - An hour of poetry, with Nick Makoha and Black Metic

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