News & Events

News

19 November 2021: My story Man Dancing is published in Queer Life, Queer Love (Muswell Press).

11 July 2021: First place in the Frome Festival Short Story Competition with Your Call.

June 2021: I learn that my story Man Dancing is to be included in Queer Life, Queer Love, due from Muswell Press in November 2021.

Future Events

Watch this space.

Past Events

Owl Bookshop, Kentish Town, London – 10 June 2020 at 6.45 pm – reading and discussion with Judith Krummeck. CANCELLED.

Charm City Books, Baltimore – 27 May 2020 at 7 pm – reading and discussion with Judith Krummeck. CANCELLED.

Mathrubhumi International Festival of Letters, Thiruvananthapuram – 30 January – 2 February 2020.

Winchelsea Literary Society, Lower Court Hall, Winchelsea – 21 June 2019 at 7 pm – ‘Telling the Truth’, a talk about North Facing and Derek Jarman.

Love Books, Melville, Johannesburg – 28 May 2019 at 6 pm – in conversation with Alison Lowry about North Facing.

Franschhoek Literary Festival – 17-19 May 2019.

U3A, Caerphilly – 7 September 2018 at 1.30 pm – talking about North Facing.

London Review Bookshop – 15 May 2018 at 7.00 pm – in conversation with Gareth Evans, Whitechapel Gallery Film Curator, after a screening of Derek Jarman’s Caravaggio.

Essex Book Festival, Kelvedon Hatch Secret Nuclear Bunker – 25 March 2018 at 3.30 pm – on the panel for Under the Influence: A Soviet Childhood with Agnieszska Studzinska and Paavo Matsin. Ros Green chairing.

Polari Literary Salon at the Royal Festival Hall – 11 December 2017 at 7.30 pm – reading from North Facing alongside Susie Boyd, V.G Lee, William Parker and Ian Elmslie.

Wivenhoe Bookshop – 3 November 2017 at 6.30 pm – talking about and reading from North Facing.

Owl Bookshop, Kentish Town, London – 23 October 2017 at 6.30 pm – in conversation with Candida Lacey about North Facing.

London Review Bookshop – 19 February 2014 at 7.00 pm – in conversation with Gareth Evans, Keith Collins, So Mayer and Ali Smith about Derek Jarman’s A Finger in the Fishes Mouth.

Serpentine Galleries, London – March 2008 – talk on Derek Jarman as part of the Derek Jarman: Brutal Beauty exhibition.

Magic Cinema, 19eme Festival Théâtres au Cinéma, Bobigny – celebrating Derek Jarman & Jean Cocteau – 28 March to 13 April 2008 – talking about Derek Jarman at screenings of various of his films.

The Drill Hall, London – 28 October 2007 at 4 pm – Aids: the Dark Muse, hosted by Rupert Smith, with Paul Burston, Simon Garfield, Le Gateau Chocolat, David Hoyle & Lisa Power – talking about Derek Jarman.

Le Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon – 15 November 2005 – in discussion with Keith Collins and Gilles Pasteur on the subject of Derek Jarman.

The Barbican Centre, London, 13 July 2005 at 6.30 pm – in conversation with James Mackay after a screening of Derek Jarman’s Blue.

British Council, Hong Kong – 17 January 2004 at 2.30 pm – in conversation with Jimmy Ngai about Derek Jarman.

The Metropole Galleries, Folkestone – 24 September 2001 at 7.30 pm – talking about Derek Jarman.

9th Dublin Lesbian and Gay Film Festival – 3-6 August 2001- talking about Derek Jarman.

Ways with Words, St Edmund’s Hall, Southwold – 8 June 2001 at 2.30 pm – talking about Derek Jarman.

Royal Academy of Arts, Bafta, London – 4 March 2001 at 8 pm – talking after a screening of Derek Jarman’s Caravaggio.

The New School, New York – 7 October 2000 at 7 pm – in conversation with Marc Balet, Hal Bromm, Tom Malin and Christine Vachon after a screening of Derek Jarman’s Glitterbug (session introduced by Robert Polito).

Housing Works Used Book Café, New York – 6 October 2000 at 7 pm – reading from Derek Jarman.

Ways with Words, Dartington Hall – 9 July 2000 at 5 pm – talking about Derek Jarman, event chaired by Suzi Feay.

Between the Lines, Belfast Literary Festival, Catalyst Arts, Belfast – 26 March 2000 at 8 pm – talking about Derek Jarman after screenings of The Garden and Caravaggio.

The N19 Writers Network, Stoke Newington Bookshop, 14 February 2000 at 8 pm – talking about Derek Jarman.

Chelsea & Westminster Hospital Arts Project, Literary Lunch-Hour, Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, 19 January 2000 at 1 pm – talking about Derek Jarman.

Crossings, Middlesex University Literary Festival, Perry Hall – 21 April 1999 at 4.45 pm – in conversation with Blake Morrison and Stella Orakwue on the subject of biography.