Friday 14 October 2016 - Book to the Future In 'Book to the Future' Thursday 13 October 2016Friday 14 October 2016Saturday 15 October 2016Book to the Future Events Barber Big Draw workshop: THE THING IS... Date14/10/2016 (10:00-13:30)DescriptionWork with visual artist Tom Jones and writer Jacqui Rowe to create your own original piece, combining images and text. The calm after the storm – maintaining momentum when the excitement is over Date14/10/2016 (11:00-12:00)DescriptionThis is a session for those who really, really want to start their writing again but... (and there always is a but!) Why not try writing non-fiction? Date14/10/2016 (13:00-14:00)DescriptionHelen Barrell will explain how a background in writing fiction and poetry might mean you also have the tools to get into print as a non-fiction author. Oh brave new world – re-imagining Shakespeare for a digital age Date14/10/2016 (14:00-15:00)DescriptionA discussion about recent adaptations of Shakespeare that have looked to new technologies for inspiration. The woman who went to war with Shakespeare Date14/10/2016 (15:00-16:00)DescriptionDr Chris Laoutaris will draw from his book 'Shakespeare and the Countess: The Battle that Gave Birth to the Globe'. Macbeth, Macbeth: an illustrated reading Date14/10/2016 (16:00-17:00)DescriptionAn unprecedented collaboration between leading Shakespeareans, Macbeth, Macbeth sparks a whole new world from the embers of Shakespeare's darkest play. Fiction 4 Empathy Date14/10/2016 (17:00-18:00)DescriptionThis event will explore the complicated but important relationship between fiction and empathy. Book to the Future presents: Holding Baby Date14/10/2016 (19:30-21:30)DescriptionHolding Baby is a new play, written by alumna and former Birmingham Poet Laureate Jan Watts..