Saturday 15 October 2016 - Book to the Future

Events

How to get published

How to get published
Date
15/10/2016 (11:00-12:00)
Description
Dr Roshan Doug, former Birmingham Poet Laureate, BBC critic, and freelance journalist will read excerpts from his latest collection and give advice on how to get your work published.

Digital culture for digital people

Digital culture for digital people
Date
15/10/2016 (12:00-13:00)
Description
Dr Matt´╗┐ Hayler will look at three examples from digital media, digital culture, and the physical body in a digital world in order to think about what might have changed, by how much, why digitisation changed it, and why we might care.

Book to the Future presents: Holding Baby

Book to the Future presents: Holding Baby
Date
15/10/2016 (14:00-16:00)
Description
Holding Baby is a new play, written by alumna and former Birmingham Poet Laureate Jan Watts..

Into the narrows

Into the narrows
Date
15/10/2016 (14:00-15:00)
Description
Local fantasy author and alumnus James Brogden talks about his writing.

Judging a book by its cover

Judging a book by its cover
Date
15/10/2016 (15:15-16:00)
Description
This interactive session will examine the importance of good cover design for books.

Translating contemporary French poetry

Translating contemporary French poetry
Date
15/10/2016 (16:00-17:30)
Description
Readings of poems and their translations, and an interactive exploration of the pleasures and challenges in translating work by living writers.

All in the Line of Duty - Jed Mercurio

All in the Line of Duty - Jed Mercurio
Date
15/10/2016 (17:30-18:30)
Description
Jed Mercurio, creator of the award-winning BBC drama Line of Duty and critically acclaimed series Bodies and Cardiac Arrest, will give Book to the Future attendees an exclusive insight into the intricacies of screenwriting.