Friday 17 October 2014 - Book to the Future In 'Book to the Future' All events 2016Thursday 13 October 2016Friday 14 October 2016Saturday 15 October 2016Book to the Future Events Black History Month poetry trail Date14 - 18/10/2014DescriptionEmbark on an inspirational trail of poetry around the beautiful University of Birmingham campus. Uncovering literature at the Barber Date17/10/2014DescriptionThis 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? Date17/10/2014DescriptionThis 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 Date17/10/2014DescriptionBohdan 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 Date17/10/2014DescriptionAlumna 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 Date17/10/2014DescriptionFind out how to market your book with local authors and alumni Katharine D'Souza and Simon Fairbanks. The Sheriff Date17/10/2014DescriptionSimon Fairbanks, local author and alumnus, discusses the inspiration and experience of producing his first fantasy novel. Spoken for the first time Date17/10/2014DescriptionEvent performed by Professor Mike Robinson and Dr Josef Ploner and featuring an exhibition of postcards.