Thursday 13 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 Writer's Block: Friend or Foe Date13/10/2016 (11:00-12:00)DescriptionIn this session, led by writer and University of Birmingham lecturer Dr Gulara Vincent, you will have a chance to get to know your writer's block more intimately. Literary Visualisations Date13/10/2016 (11:30-13:00)DescriptionIn a first for Book to the Future, this exciting event will screen student films from the 2015-16 academic year. Law in the Time of Cholera: Resolving the Dispute between Haiti and the United Nations Date13/10/2016 (12:00-13:00)DescriptionDr Rosa Freedman, Senior Lecturer in the Birmingham Law School, will reprise her popular talk from this year's Hay Festival exclusively for Book to the Future. Professor Alice Roberts: The genius of Vesalius Date13/10/2016 (13:00-14:00)DescriptionJoin anatomist, author, broadcaster and the University of Birmingham's Professor of Public Engagement in Science, Alice Roberts, to celebrate the opening of the new University Library's Inspiring Knowledge exhibition. This talk will make you productive Date13/10/2016 (14:00-15:00)DescriptionJoin alumna, freelance journalist, editor and author, Jo Usmar for this light-hearted look at making the most of your time. How to freelance in the creative industries Date13/10/2016 (16:00-17:00)DescriptionJoin alumna Liz Seabrook, photographer and lifestyle editor at Oh Comely magazine, as she shares her experience of working in creative industries and tips for pursuing freelance careers in the media. A love affair to Birmingham Date13/10/2016 (16:30-17:30)DescriptionBook to the Future is delighted to present alumna and author Clare Morrall, whose first novel Astonishing Splashes of Colour was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Anne Frank: Life, Diary, Legacy Date13/10/2016 (17:00-18:00)DescriptionHistory alumna Jemma Saunders will talk about her biography of Anne Frank and the relevance of Anne's story in the 21st Century. Ben Norris – poetry and spoken word performance Date13/10/2016 (17:30-18:30)DescriptionSpoken-word performance from UK All-Star Poetry Slam champion Ben Norris! How to self-publish and market your book Date13/10/2016 (18:30-19:30)DescriptionFind out how to market your book with local authors and alumni Katharine D'Souza and Simon Fairbanks.