I’m reading at an event on the 14th February as part of the live literature program which runs alongside this excellent exhibition of photographic portraits of writers linked to the Lit and Phil. The program of events is below and there’s further information available on the Lit and Phil website:

PHOTOGRAPHS BY DONNA-LISA HEALY
1 FEBRUARY – 3 MARCH 2012

READINGS | WORKSHOPS | TALKS

Exhibition
10am-6pm Monday-Thursday | 10am-5pm Friday
10am-1pm Saturday | Entry £4/£2

CreativePassions: Events Programme

FEBRUARY

THURSDAY 2ND | 7.00pm | FREE
Ann Cleeves launches The Glass Room

FRIDAY 3RD | 7.30pm | £2
Sheree Mack hosts ID on Tyne
Poetry Night

SATURDAY 4TH | 11.00am -1.00pm | £5
Sheree Mack Workshop

MONDAY 6TH | 7.00pm | FREE
Tom Kelly launches The Time Office

WEDNESDAY 8TH | 2.00pm | £2*
Northumbria University
readings by Postgraduate Creative Writing Students

Wednesday 8th | 6.00pm | £5/£3*
David Almond reading from his work

THURSDAY 9TH | 7.00pm | £4/£2*
Creative Voices Part1
Readings from Lit & Phil poets

FRIDAY 10TH | 7.30pm | £2*
Sheree Mack hosts ID on Tyne
Short Story Night

SATURDAY 11TH | 10.30am-12.30pm | £5
Incredible Characters in Radio Drama Scripts – Steve Chambers workshop

MONDAY 13TH | 7.00pm | £5/£3*
Simon Donald on Viz and beyond

TUESDAY 14TH | 7.00pm | £4/£2*
Creative Voices Part 2
Readings from Lit & Phil poets

WEDNESDAY 15TH | 2.00pm
Family Ticket £5 (adult + 2 children)*
Anne Fine discusses her work.

WEDNESDAY 15TH 7.00pm | £5/£3
Poetry Readings from Newcastle Centre for Literary Arts including Jackie Kay, Bill Herbert and Sean O’Brien

SATURDAY 18TH 11.00am-1.00pm | £5
Sheree Mack workshop

MONDAY 20TH 6.00pm | FREE
Professor Frances Spalding
The perils of being a biographer

THURSDAY 23RD 7.00pm | FREE
Pauline Plummer reads from her latest poetry collection, Bint

FRIDAY 24TH | 5.30pm | £4/£2*
Desmond Graham and Michael Chaplin reading from their work

SATURDAY 25TH | 10.30am-12.30pm | £5
Incredible Characters in Poetry –
Tony Williams workshop

MONDAY 27TH | 7.00pm | £4/2
Sheila Quigley discusses her work

TUESDAY 28TH | 6.30pm | £4/2*
Bryan Talbot on his latest graphic novel Grandville Mon Amour

WEDNESDAY 29TH | 7.00pm | £2*
Northumbria Creative Writing Staff read from their work

MARCH

THURSDAY 1ST | 7.00pm | £2*
Northumbria Post Graduate Creative Writing Research Students

FRIDAY 2ND | 5.30pm | £4/£2
Poetry Readings from Newcastle Centre for Literary Arts including Linda France and Cynthia Fuller

SATURDAY 3RD | 10.30am-12.30pm | £5
Incredible Characters in Short Stories – Pauline Hughes workshop

Please call 0191 232 0192 or email: library@litandphil.org.uk to reserve a place
*includes entry into the exhibition