North London Literary Festival 2015
Mon 23 – Wed 25 March, 2015
The programme of events for this year’s North London Literary Festival have been finalised. So save the dates!
Victoria: Sat 21, 1-3pm: 34 Strutton Ground, Victoria SW1P 2HR (Oxfam Books and Music)
Islington: Sat 21, 4-6pm: 48 Upper Street, Islington N1 0PN (Oxfam Books and Music)
Enfield: Mon 23, 1-3pm: 54 Church Street, Enfield EN2 6AX (Oxfam shop with book department)
Balham: Mon 23, 1-3pm: 166 Balham High Road, Balham SW12 9BW (Oxfam Bookshop)
Monday 23rd March – Opening Night!
Mon 23 March, 3.00-5.30pm: James Charlton, Acting Head of Media, play reading & book signing, in the Grove Atrium, Hendon Campus, The Burroughs NW4 (Hendon Central Tube)
Mon 23 March, 6.30pm: Dame Professor Carol Ann Duffy, Poet Laureate, poetry reading
& book signing in CG76, Hendon Campus, The Burroughs NW4 (Hendon Central Tube)
Tue 24 March, 7-11pm: Floetry: an evening of spoken word, poetry, comedy & music in MUSU Forum, Hendon Campus, kindly sponsored by the MU African & Caribbean Society.
Events at Middlesex University, Hendon Campus
|Time \ Day||Tues 24th March||Wed 25th March|
|10:30 – 12:30||Fiction Workshop led by Lee Rourke Room: C109||Scriptwriting Workshop led by James Martin Charlton Room: R101|
|Workshops places limited. Please book via S.Wardle@mdx.ac.uk|
|12:30 – 1:30||Curtis Brown Literary Agent: Norah Perkins Room: HG19||Crime Novelist:
Patrick Redmond Room: CG76
|2:30 – 3:30||3 Poets: Shanta Acharya, Anthony Howell and Fawzi Karim (Fawzi’s poetry in Arabic & English) Room: C211||Children’s Books: Mara Bergman, Editor at Walker Books Room: C114|
|3:30 – 5:00||Debate on Free Speech: Journalists Christina Patterson, Prof. Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, Prof. Kurt Barling and Law Prof Eric Heinze Room: C211||Merja Makinen on the Best-Selling Female Author Agatha Christie: 4-5pm Room: C122|
|5:30 – 7:00||Speculative Fiction Authors: Stephanie Saulter and Aliette de Bodard, chaired by Farah Mendlesohn (Event sponsored by Science Fiction Foundation) Room: CG77||Award-Winning and Best-selling Novelist Charles Palliser
|Media students plan an Open Mic event at the MDX House, the Student Union on Tues 24th March and a fundraiser in February.|
|John Wiley has generously offered ebooks vouchers and giveaways for our Twiction, Flash Fiction and Poetry Competition categories.|
|John Smith’s has agreed to set up a pop-up bookstall at the festival.|
All festival events are free and open to all: students, staff and the public.