Unbound around you
Unbound authors are a busy lot. Here is our upcoming event calendar for the UK. If you are putting an event on with an Unbound author let us know here and we will add it to the list.
Kenilworth Arts Festival: Local Authors Showcase: Harriet Cummings, Patrick Kincaid & more
Priory Theatre, Kenilworth
Hear from a selection of local authors, including: Harriet Cummings. Harriet is a freelance writer with a background in history of art and gender studies. Harriet is a graduate of the prestigious Faber Academy creative writing course and her debut novel, We All Begin as Strangers, was shortlisted for the Books are my Bag Reader Award 2017. Her second novel will be published by Orion later this year. Patrick Kincaid's first novel, The Continuity Girl, was published earlier this year through Unbound. The Continuity Girl is a comic love story in which the discovery of a long-lost version of a cult movie sheds light on a 45-year-old love affair between a Hollywood filmmaker and a real-life Loch Ness monster hunter. The book has garnered praised from Jonathan Coe, who has described it as a ‘wistfully entertaining romantic comedy’. & more to be announced soon. Event starts at 11am, to buy tickets click here
Stevyn Colgan in conversation with Graham Norton
St Mary St, High Wycombe HP11 2XE
Unbound author Stevyn Colgan in conversation with multi-award winning TV star and novelist Graham Norton about his career and his new novel 'A keeper'. Ticket price includes a signed copy of Graham's book. To book tickets click here event starts at 7.30pm.
Narcissism for Beginners Paperback Launch
Waterstones, 71-74 North St, Brighton BN1 1ZA
Join author Martine McDonagh in conversation with Ruth Figgest to mark the paperback publication of Narcissism for Beginners. Event starts at 7.30pm. To book tickets click here.
Unbound Authors at Waterstones Nottingham
1-5 Bridlesmith Gate, Nottingham NG1 2GR
One day, 30 authors, 5 panel group discussions, Q&A sessions and readings, all in the Sillitoe Room at Waterstones Nottingham! A range of authors from Unbound Books, - a unique publishing house – will discuss their works, their new books in a series of panels covering literary and genre fiction, historical writing, non-fiction and comedy; with readings from the authors and a chance to put your questions to them. Your ticket gets you in to any and all of the events and panels throughout the day, and is redeemable against a purchase of a book from one of the authors at the event! Authors attending: Alice Jolly, Lulu Allison, Stephanie Bretherton, Eamonn Griffin, Elena Kaufman, Virginia Moffatt, Tabatha Stirling, Eli Allison, Alys Earl, Miles Hudson, Amy Lord, Joshua Winning, Tim Atkinson, Maximilian Hawker, Paul Holbrook, Simon Miller, Erica Buist, Stephen Leslie, Emma Pusill, John-Michael O'Sullivan, Sue Clark, Stevyn Colgan, Patrick Kincaid, PJ (Phillip) Whiteley, Robert Woodshaw. To book tickets click here.
Words as Music with Jessica Duchen, Miranda Gold, Lev Parikian and Tot Taylor
MAP Studio Café 46 Grafton Road NW5 3DU
Join us for a magical evening to explore how words can become music with Jessica Duchen, Miranda Gold, Lev Parikian and Tot Taylor. They will be reading from their work and discussing the transformative potential of Literature that approaches - and often captures - the visceral power of musical forms. To book tickets click here. Event starts at 7pm.
Great War Centenary Festival Preview and Concert with Tim Atkinson
St Botolph's Church, Boston, Lincolnshire
This is the launch event for a two week festival of remembrance marking the centenary of the Armistice in 1918. To book tickets click here.
Crowdfunding: A Masterclass
Arnolfini, 16 Narrow Quay, Bristol BS1 4QA
Crowdfunding is changing the shape of the publishing industry, shifting the balance of power from publisher to reader, but what’s it like to crowdfund a novel? And what’s it like to read one? Seven authors – all published by Unbound – share their experiences and their books. Expect anecdotes, readings, dramatised excerpts and a lively Q&A. The authors include: Lulu Allison (Twice the Speed of Dark), Stephanie Bretherton (Bone Lines), Stevyn Colgan (author of eight books and a popular speaker at TED, Latitude, the Hay Festival of Literature and the Edinburgh Fringe), James Ellis (The Wrong Story and An Other’s Look), Mary Monro (Stranger in My Heart), Anita Mir (Inside Cities) and Robert Woodshaw (The Iron Bird). Part of the Bristol Festival of Literature. Talk starts at 11am, to book tickets here.
Martine McDonagh and Ruth Figgest in Conversation
120 Terminus Rd, Eastbourne BN21 3AJ
FREE event. Martine and Ruth will be reading from their darkly comic novels, Narcissism for Beginners and Magnetism and discussing their shared theme of parent-child relationships, among other things. To find out more click here event starts at 6pm.