New events

I do hope to meet some of you at one of these events this year:

Friday 23rd October, 6.30pm, Dundee Literary Festival

Sunday 1st November, 5pm , City Reads final event, The Old Market Hove, tickets

Friday 13th November, 9pm, Crossing Border FestivalNetherlands, with Erik Jan Harmens and interviewed by Jasper Henderson, tickets

Saturday 14th November, 3.30pm, You Book Day, London with Antonia Fraser and Cathy Rentzenbrink

Sunday 15th November, 1.30pm, Humber Mouth Literature FestivalHull library, tickets

Saturday 21st November, 6pm, Folkestone Festival, with Nathan Filer

Friday 27th November, time tbc, Being a Man festival, Southbank

13th – 17th January, Galle Literary Festival, Sri Lanka

7-13th March, Emirates Festival of Literature, Dubai


New events

I do hope to meet some of you at one of these events this year:

Sunday 14th June, 6pm, Borders Book Festival, Melrose, Scottish Borders, Tickets

Wednesday 24th June, time tbc,  Head in a Book, Hull library

Saturday 4th July, 2pm, Salon Harrogate, with Cathy Rentzenbrink, Harrogate Literature Festival, Crown Hotel, Harrogate, Tickets

Wednesday 15th July, 7pm – 8.30pm, I’m interviewing Cathy Rentzenbrink and we’ll be talking about her new book, The Last Act of LoveFoyles London, Charing Cross Road, London

Saturday 18th July, 3pm, Curious Arts Festival, Pylewell Park , East End, SO41 5SJ LymingtonTickets

Sunday 19th July, Latitude Festival, Henham Park, Southwold, Suffolk, Tickets 

Friday 31st July – Sunday 2nd August, date and time tbc, Port Eliot Festival

Sun 16 Aug 2:15pm – 3:15pm, Siobhan Dowd Trust Memorial Lecture, Edinburgh Festival, Royal Bank of Scotland Garden Theatre. Tickets go on sale at 8:30am on Tuesday 23 June.

Tue 18 Aug 7:30pm – 9:00pm, Stepping Away from the Edge, Edinburgh Festival, with Debi Gliori, Rory O’Connor and Richard Holloway. Tickets go on sale at 8:30am on Tuesday 23 June.

Friday 28th – Sunday 30th August, date and time tbc, Greenbelt Festival

Saturday 12th September, tbc, Chiswick Book Festival

Saturday 3rd October, Cheltenham Festival

Friday 16th October, date and time tbc, Isle of Wight literary festival

Friday 23rd October, 6.30pm, Dundee Literary Festival

Sunday 1st November, tbc, Waterstones Brighton

Friday 13th November, tbc, Crossing Border Festival, Netherlands

Saturday 14th November, time tbc, You Book Day, London

Friday 20th – Sunday 29th November, time and date tbc, Folkestone Festival


This week: Bookswap, Bookseller Crow and Hay Festival

Come and see me rambling on about The Humans at three events this week:

Wednesday – 7.30pm – 9.30pm, Bookswap event, Big Greenbookshop in Wood Green, London with Andrew J. Lambie. Held at the Great Northern Railway Tavern in Hornsey Road and the ticket price includes a buffet, provided by the pub.

Thursday – 7.30pm, Bookseller Crow event, Crystal Palace, London. It’s £3 and includes a free drink – book your ticket here. It’s also the 16th anniversary of Bookseller Crow, so do come along and celebrate. Here’s the very fine window display that was done by local artist David Vallade

And on Saturday I’ll be with the lovely Patrick Ness (again!) at Hay Literary Festival 5.30pm, Starlight Stage. Chaired by Peter Florence.

Hopefully see some of you there!

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The Humans launch

Celebrate the launch of my new book ‘The Humans’

Free Word Centre, Farringdon, London, Tuesday, May 7, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

You are invited to join Booktrust in celebrating the release of my new novel The Humans.From Booktrust:May 2013 sees the release of The Humans, the new novel by Matt Haig, Booktrust’s online writer in residence. It is an excellent and touching novel about an alien on a (more…)