Goldsmiths Writers' Centre Events Archive

Please see below our archive events.

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18 January 2023
Difference is Born on the Lips: Sexuality, Stigma and Society

25 January 2023 
Poetry London: Telling it slant – on Burns Night! 

8 February 2023 
The New Life: Tom Crewe in conversation with Adam Mars-Jones

9 February 2023 
Granta 162: Launch event at the Goldsmiths Centre for Contemporary Art

8 March 2023   
Two Sisters: Blake Morrison discusses his new memoir  

29 March 2023

5.00 pm
Writing as Activism: #MeToo, Fiction and Lived Experience: Winnie M Li discusses her new novel, Complicit

6.30 pm
Getting Better: Life lessons on going under, getting over it and getting through it : With Michael Rosen

30 March 2023
Fishing for Gold: Goldfish Anthology Launch 

6 June 2023
Glitter In My Wounds: CAConrad, Karen McCarthy Woolf & Richard Scott

18 October


19 January 2022
An evening with Jack Underwood

26 January 2022
This is the Canon: Decolonize your Bookshelves in 50 Books

2 February 2022
English and Creative Writing Presents…The Pat Kavanagh Prize

9 March 2022
How editors and agents work

30 March 2022
An evening with Joelle Taylor

5 October 2022 
Poetry London and Goldsmiths Writers’ Centre present Carl Phillips

12 October 2022  
Doreen Cunningham: Soundings - Journeys in the Company of Whales 

19 October 2022
An Evening with Lucy Caldwell

A recording of this event is available on our YouTube.

26 October 2022
‘Writing into Being’: Chronicles of Girlhood in Black British Literature with Anni Domingo and J.A. Mensah

A recording of this event is available on our YouTube.

2 November 2022
Paddy Crewe: 'My Name Is Yip'

A recording of this event is available on our YouTube.

3 November 2022 (in association with the Centre for Comparative Literature)
#wearedaphne – Retelling the Assassination of Malta’s Foremost Investigative Journalist through Ovid’s Metamorphoses

16 November 2022
The Alchemist’s Fire: an evening of Caribbean poetry with Poetry London

23 November 2022
An Evening with Erica Wagner

A recording of this event is available on our YouTube.

7 December 2022 
The Poetry Business at Goldsmiths 

A recording of this event is available on our YouTube.

14 December 2022
An Evening with Howard Jacobson 


15 December 2021
ECW: How to Live. What to Do.

17 November 2021
Taking the leap: from historical fiction to Big Tech

6 October 2021
Autofiction: Who do you think you're kidding?

13 October 2021
Visualising the Novel

20 October 2021
‘Learning from the Past’: The Coming-of-Age Novel and Black British literature

27 October 2021
Spread the Word about life writing!

4 November 2021
How to Seed Earth’: an evening of ecopoetry with Poetry London


30 September 2020
The New Statesman / Goldsmiths Prize Lecture: Bernardine Evaristo

7 October 2020
Independent publishing today: Unbound and Galley Beggar Press

14 October 2020
Poetry with Mimi Khalvati, Ali Lewis and Ella Duffy

21 October 2020
exploring writing and publication from the novelist’s and editor’s perspective

28 October 2020
Experiments in Love
New books by Luiza Sauma and Sophie Ward tell stories of love and loss across the universe. They discuss their philosophy and process

4 November 2020
Alan Davies on memoir, trauma, adolescence and adulthood

11 November 2020
Cross-cultural poetics, modernity and myth

18 November 2020
An evening with Adam Mars-Jones

25 November 2020
Brave New Words: Wasafiri after 35 Years

2 December 2020
Why women read fiction

9 December 2020
An evening with Inua Ellams, Maia Elsner & Phoebe Stuckes with Poetry London

15 January 2020
Goldsmiths Shorts with Momtaza Mehri, Will Jamieson and Bron Burgess
The Winner of the Goldsmiths Prize 2019: Lucy Ellman

22 January 2020
Science Fiction and Fantasy with Edward Cox and Emma Newman 
Pat Kavanagh Award prize readings and award presentation

29 January 2020
Poetry, with Mimi Khalvati, Peter Daniels and Cathy Galvin

5 February 2020
First novels: Marina Kemp, Livia Franchini and Karen Raney;

12 February 2020
Elizabeth Day and Josh Cohen on work, leisure and failure
Eley Williams reading from her novel, PSH LG01, 7pm

18 March 2020
Michal Shavit and Ana Fletcher: how publishing works, plus Evie Wyld on her new novel

25 March 2020
Wasafiri after 35 years, with Susheila Nasta, Anthony Joseph and Winnie
Goldfish Anthology launch night