Friday 17 October 2014 - Book to the Future

Events

Black History Month poetry trail

Black History Month poetry trail
Date
14 - 18/10/2014
Description
Embark on an inspirational trail of poetry around the beautiful University of Birmingham campus.

Uncovering literature at the Barber

Uncovering literature at the Barber
Date
17/10/2014
Description
This guided tour of the gallery will explore the Barber collection through a literary lens, discussing the different ways literature has inspired and influenced artists.

Best European Fiction 2015 / How far can we read?

Best European Fiction 2015 / How far can we read?
Date
17/10/2014
Description
This forum will bring together the editor of Best European Fiction 2015, West Camel, the journalist Rosie Goldberg, and writer and translator Donal McLaughlin.

Performance poetry workshop

Performance poetry workshop
Date
17/10/2014
Description
Bohdan Piasecki has taken his poems to venues ranging from the upstairs room in an Eastbourne pub to the main stage of the Birmingham Rep, from an underground Tokyo club to a tramway in Paris, from a bookshop in Beijing to an airfield in Germany.

Local author / local stories

Local author / local stories
Date
17/10/2014
Description
Alumna and University staff member Katharine D'Souza will read from and talk about her novels Deeds Not Words and Park Life, both set in Birmigham.

Self-publishing / marketing your book

Self-publishing / marketing your book
Date
17/10/2014
Description
Find out how to market your book with local authors and alumni Katharine D'Souza and Simon Fairbanks.

The Sheriff

The Sheriff
Date
17/10/2014
Description
Simon Fairbanks, local author and alumnus, discusses the inspiration and experience of producing his first fantasy novel.

Spoken for the first time

Spoken for the first time
Date
17/10/2014
Description
Event performed by Professor Mike Robinson and Dr Josef Ploner and featuring an exhibition of postcards.