Kidd’s ‘mould-breaking’ Victorian thriller to Canongate

So reads the headline in The Bookseller this week, see Heloise Wood’s full report here and below: Canongate will publish Costa Award-winning author Jess Kidd’s third novel, “an enchanting Victorian detective story”, as a lead fiction title next year. The company’s publishing director Francis Bickmore acquired UK and Commonwealth rights from Susan Armstrong at C+W. Bickmore described the London-based mystery …

BBC Radio London – 11 March

Jess appeared on the Robert Elms show today to discuss hoarding and her characters Maud and Mr Flood from The Hoarder. Jump to 1hr 8min:

US TOUR – 29 April – 6 May

I’m delighted to be embarking on a US book tour to introduce Mr Flood’s Last Resort to new readers in Canada and the US. I’ll be visiting Toronto, New York, Boston, San Francisco, Seattle and Portland. See the Events section of the site and check out my twitter for updates: @jesskiddherself

Jess on Radio 2 Book Club

Jess is delighted to again be nominated for the Radio 2 Book Club, she had a lovely time talking about the book with Simon Mayo, you can listen again here:

Jess on Front Row – 20 Feb

Jess appeared on the BBC radio flagship arts programme Front Row to talk about The Hoarder, you can listen again here:

The Hoarder, launch 31 Jan

I’m delighted to let you know that together with my publishers Canongate I’ll be launching The Hoarder on Wednesday 31 January at the lovely Lutyens & Rubinstein Bookshop in Noting Hill, tickets are free but you need to book: