Friday 16 October 2015 - Book to the Future

Events

Making a living from writing

Making a living from writing
Date
16/10/2015 (12:00-13:00)
Description
Narinder Dhami is best known for her books Bollywood Babes, Bend it Like Beckham and young adult reads such as Bang Bang You're Dead.

Unravelling the story behind the Birmingham Qur'an

Unravelling the story behind the Birmingham Qur'an
Date
16/10/2015 (13:10-14:00)
Description
Explore the story behind the Birmingham Qur'an with curator Josefine Frank.

Self and others - art and writing workshop

Self and others - art and writing workshop
Date
16/10/2015 (13:30-16:00)
Description
Inspired by the Barber Institute's Terms of Engagement exhibition, showcasing portraits from the University of Birmingham collection, join Jacqui Rowe to explore how we write about character.

The Art of Ghostwriting

The Art of Ghostwriting
Date
16/10/2015 (16:00-17:00)
Description
Alumnus Emma Donnan has ghostwritten dozens of books, from the best-selling autobiographies of celebrities in popular culture, to the private memoirs of millionaires.

Bringing the past and present alive

Bringing the past and present alive
Date
16/10/2015 (17:00-18:00)
Description
History and Travel literature come of age with author and alumnus Perry Buck.

How to self-publish and market your book

How to self-publish and market your book
Date
16/10/2015 (18:00-19:30)
Description
Want to self-publish but don't know how? Find out how to market your book with local authors and alumni Katharine D'Souza and Simon Fairbanks.

Ben Norris - Poetry Performance

Ben Norris - Poetry Performance
Date
16/10/2015 (19:00-19:30)
Description
Ben Norris is a poet, scriptwriter, actor, and former UK All-Stars Poetry Slam champion, as well as a University of Birmingham alumnus.

The Birmingham Revue of Books

The Birmingham Revue of Books
Date
16/10/2015 (19:30-21:00)
Description
Celebrating literature in a light hearted evening of comedy, poetry, music, and maybe even a few surprises…