I’m doing some online events about The Midnight Library. I hope to virtually see you there!

Monday 10th August, 7.30pm, Waterstones, with Joanne Harris, tickets

Tuesday 11th August, 6.30pm, Tortoise Book Club Digital Think-In with Matt d’Ancona, tickets

Wednesday 12th August, At Home with 4 Indies, 7.30pm, tickets

Thursday 13th August, 7pm, Guardian Live Book Club with Lisa Allardice, tickets

Tuesday 18th August, 7pm, Hay Festival with Peter Florence, tickets

Monday 31st August, 2.30pm, Edinburgh Festival with Peggy Hughes, tickets

Friday 18th September, 6.30pm,  FANE livestream event, tickets

Book News / Events


So lovely to meet so many of you this year on the Notes on a Nervous Planet tour. I’m taking some time out of doing events now and cracking on with writing a new novel. Hope to see some of you next year. In the meantime, Reasons to Stay Alive, has been adapted for the stage by English Touring Theatre and Sheffield Theatres, dates and links are below:

Friday 13th September to Saturday 28th September, Sheffield Crucible, Tickets

Tuesday 1st October to Saturday 5th October, Bristol Old Vic, Tickets

Tuesday 8th October to Saturday 12th October, Lawrence Batley Theatre Huddersfield, Tickets

Tuesday 15th October to Saturday 19th October, Northern Stage Newcastle, Tickets

Tuesday 29th October to Saturday 2nd November, Manchester Home, Tickets

Tuesday 5th November to Saturday 9th November, York Theatre Royal, Tickets

Tuesday 12th November to Saturday 16th November, Leeds Playhouse, Tickets


Book News / Events


So lovely to meet so many of you this year on the Notes on a Nervous Planet tour. I’m doing some more events and would love to see you there.


Saturday 1st June

5.30 pm Hay Festival event on Notes on a Nervous Planet, Baillie Gifford stage Tickets


Sunday 2nd June

 11.30am-12.30pm  Hay Festival event on Evie and the Animals, Wales Stage, 6+ Tickets


Sunday 9 June 

12-1pm   Cheltenham Science Festival event, Notes on a Nervous Planet. Chair: Claudia Hammond, broadcaster, Town Hall, Main Hall,  Tickets

4.30-5.30pm Cheltenham Science Festival, panel event,  Mental Illness: What’s To Blame?, Cheltenham Ladies’ College, Parabola Arts Centre, Tickets


Friday 5 July

7.30-10pm Caroline Lucas in conversation with Matt Haig event, St George’s Church, St George’s Road, Kemptown, Brighton, BN2 1ED, Tickets




Tour dates

Here are the tour dates for 2019. More information can be found at



Last few dates of 2018:

16 NOV 2018, 6.30PM, YORK BIG CITY READ END EVENT, Tang Hall Explore Library, The Centre @ Burnholme, Mossdale Ave, York YO31 0HA, INFO / TICKETS

24 NOV 2018, 1.30PM, FOLKESTONE LITERATURE FESTIVAL, The Quarterhouse, 49 Tontine St, Folkestone CT20 1BN, INFO / TICKETS

25 NOV 2018, 1pm – 2pm, FOYLES LONDON, Children’s event for The Truth Pixie, 107 Charing Cross Road FREE EVENT

I’ll be touring in March 2018 – dates to be announced soon.