Glasgow University Creative Conversations

Monday, 30 October
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

I have been invited by the University of Glasgow Creative Writing Programme to be a guest of Creative Conversations.

The event will take place at the University Chapel, Main Building, Gilmorehill Campus, Glasgow.

It is free and open to the public and students alike.

It will include a conversation followed by a book signing. Books will be available on the day to purchase from John Smiths Bookseller.

For those who are unable to attend in person, you can tune into the Chapel Cam via the internet to follow in real time.


DIVA Literary Festival

Friday, 3 November - Sunday, 5 November
All Day

Join me and a host of amazing authors at the inaugural DIVA Literary Festival.

Panels, performances, workshops and much much more with writers including Val McDermid, Stella Duffy, Mari Hannah and Kiki Archer.

The event opens on the Friday evening with a dinner to celebrate the first ever DIVA Literary Awards and continues with two full days of book readings, panel discussions, poetry performances, writing workshops and more focused on lesbian writers from across the globe.

Hilton Metropole, NEC, Birmingham.

Saturday Pass £50. Sunday Pass £50. Weekend Pass £80. VIP Weekend Pass £150. DIVA Literary Awards and Dinner £75.

Tickets and further information here.

Book Week Scotland – Dundee Central Library

Thursday, 30 November
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Come celebrate Book Week Scotland with me and Mrs Walker at Dundee Central Library.

Join us for an hour of informal author reading, chat and book discussion to celebrate all things books and literature.

The Dundee Central Library is at The Wellgate, Dundee DD1 1DB. Contact via email at  Or by telephone on 01382 431500

Book Week Scotland – Falkirk Library

Thursday, 30 November
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Come celebrate Book Week Scotland on St Andrew’s Day with this special event at Falkirk Library.

Join me and Mrs Walker for an hour of informal author reading, chat and book discussion to celebrate all things books and literature.

The Falkirk Library is at Hope Street, Falkirk FK1 5AU. Contact via email at Or by telephone on 01324 503605.

Cromarty Crime and Thrillers Weekend

Friday, 20 April - Sunday, 22 April
All Day

A weekend of Crime and Thrillers in the Scottish Highlands.

Join us in the picturesque coastal village of Cromarty for talks, book signings, Q&A sessions, writing workshops, movie night and a spectacular Gala Night entertainment all organised by the Cromarty Arts Trust.

Guest authors, experts and actors include Ian Rankin, Shona MacLean, Dr William Matchett and Jack Docherty.

All inclusive packages available with B&B accommodation in the stunning 18th century Old Brewery plus lunches, dinners and talks.

Information and updates via Cromarty Arts Trust. Or by phone on 01381 600354. Or by email at