Forthcoming Events

Lucy-Mangan-resized-collageLucy Mangan: Bookworm
Greenwich Book Festival
Saturday 16 June, 10.30am
University of Greenwich

I’m delighted to be talking to¬† Lucy Mangan about her new book Bookworm: A Memoir of Childhood Reading at this year’s Greenwich Book Festival.

Patrick Ness & Angie ThomasPatrick-Ness-and-Angie-Thomas-resized-collage
Greenwich Book Festival
Saturday 16 June, 12 noon
University of Greenwich

I’m thrilled to be interviewing two award-winning YA superstars – Patrick Ness and Angie Thomas – at this special event at the Greenwich Book Festival.

IBW-logoIndependent Bookshop Week: Philip Pullman
Thursday 21 June
Sevenoaks Bookshop, Sevenoaks

Sevenoaks Bookshop won a nationwide competition to host an event with bestselling, multi-award-winning author Philip Pullman during Independent Bookshop Week – and I’m thrilled to be the host for the evening. This special schools event is invitation only – find out more on the Sevenoaks Bookshop website here.

midnightpeacockNewark Book Festival
Saturday 14 July, 4.45pm
Newark Town Hall, Newark

I’ll be taking part in this year’s Newark Book Festival. Come and join me for a solo event where I’ll be talking about my books. You can book tickets via the Festival Box Office: 01636 655755 or online at


Friday 27 July
Olympia, London

I’ll be at YALC, the UK’s Young Adult Literature Convention on Friday 27th July! More details to follow shortly.

Me and Robin - Hay 2015Robin Stevens & Katherine Woodfine
Edinburgh International Book Festival: Schools Programme
Monday 27 August, 10.15am
Charlotte Square, Edinburgh

Robin and I will be doing an event for P5-P7 as part of this year’s EIBF Schools Programme. Teachers can find out more, including how to book tickets, here


eibf2018Thrilling Adventures with Natasha Farrant and Katherine Woodfine
Edinburgh International Book Festival
Monday 27 August, 5.30pm
Charlotte Square, Edinburgh

Travel from a remote Scottish island to one of the world’s most famous cities with two exciting tales of intrigue and espionage! I’ll be joining the author of The Children of Castle Rock Natasha Farrant for this event discussing our latest thrilling adventures. Tickets will be on sale from Tuesday 26th June.


Find out more

Find a full list of my previous events here.

Want to invite me to visit your school, library or festival? Contact me here!


Autumn Photo Diary: Celebrating The Midnight Peacock

Photos and highlights from a busy autumn of events celebrating The Midnight Peacock


Adventures at Hay Festival Aarhus 2017

A very special trip to Denmark for the International Children’s Literature Hay Festival in Aarhus, with the Aarhus 39


The Painted Dragon on tour

From Birmingham to Dublin to Salford and more – I’ve been on the road for lots of events to celebrate The Painted Dragon!