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May 2018


May 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Book Culture LIC, 26-09 Jackson Ave Long Island City, NY 11101
New York, NY 11101 United States
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I'll be flying into New York to talk about my book - what a dream sentence! I'm delighted to be visiting Book Culture LIC for a reading and discussion of Mr Flood's Last Resort. This looks like an amazing book shop so I hope to have time for a good look around too.

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R J Julia – 2 May

May 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
R J Julia Bookstore, R.J. Julia Booksellers 768 Boston Post Road Madison, CT 06443
Boston, 06443 United States
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Next leg of my US tour I'm stopping off in the RJ Julia bookstore in Boston - it looks wonderful from the pictures online. Looking forward to meeting the Boston Irish and everyone else. I'll be reading from Mr Flood's Last Resort, hope to see you there.

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May 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Porter Square Books, 25 White St, Cambridge, MA 02140, USA
Boston, MA 02140 United States
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Delighted to be staying in Boston for a few days and to have a reading arranged at Porter Square Books - me aside, what a brilliant line-up of talks they have. I'll be reading from Mr Flood's Last Resort, taking questions and signing books (if anyone cares to buy one).

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May 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd, Corte Madera, CA 94925, USA
San Fransisco, CA CA 94925 United States
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Stopping off in San Francisco to visit Book Passage bookstore for a reading - so thrilled to be visiting this extraordinary city. I'll be reading from Mr Flood's Last Resort taking questions and looking forward to meeting readers before checking out the bay area.

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Barnes & Noble – 5 May

May 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Barnes & Noble, Northgate, Northgate Mall 401 NE Northgate Way #1100 Seattle, WA 98125 206-417-2967
Seattle, WA WA 98125 206 United States
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After San Francisco I'm off to Seattle on my book tour around the US. I'll be visiting the Barnes and Noble store for a reading from Mr Flood's Last Resort and taking questions, signing... really looking forward to meeting and talking to readers there before getting a quick look around Seattle.

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Third Place Books – 5 May

May 5 @ 6:00 pm
Third Place Books, 17171 Bothell Way NE, #A101 Lake Forest Park WA 98155
Seattle, WA WA 98155 United States
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Delighted to be visiting Third Place Books, Lake Forest Park branch, for a reading of Mr Flood's Last Resort. This bookshop looks enormous, can't wait to get a look around and to meet and talk to readers. I'll be taking questions and signing (if anyone cares to buy a book).

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May 6 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Powell’s Books, 1005 W Burnside St, Portland, OR 97209, USA
Portland, OR OR 97209 United States
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The last-leg of my US book tour and I'm visiting Portland, can't wait! Really looking forward to reading and meeting readers in Powell's Books before getting a look around Portland.

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August 2018

Unleashing Dark Secrets – 15 August

August 15 @ 10:15 am - 11:15 pm
The Spiegeltent, Edinburgh Festival, Charlotte Square Gardens
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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I'm delighted to be visiting the Edinburgh Festival for the first time and to be sharing a platform with Joanna Cannon. Here's what the festival blurb says about the event: Long-hidden secrets are about to be set free in new novels by Joanna Cannon and Jess Kidd. In Cannon’s Three Things About Elsie, a lady in a home for the elderly is about to have her world rocked when a new resident arrives looking exactly like a man who died…

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September 2018

Margate Bookie – My Family and Other Secrets, 29 Sept

September 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Turner Contemporary Margate, CT9 1HG United Kingdom + Google Map

I'm off for a jaunt to the seaside at the end of September and to my favourite Victorian resort, Margate. I'll be appearing at the Bookie Festival in person and in the the Turner Contemporary in the form of a shine, you'll have to come along to find out more! It's always interesting to meet writers exploring similar themes to my own work so I'm really looking forward to speaking with Roopa Farooki and Alice Fitzgerald. Here's the festival blurb…

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October 2018

Golden Hare Books – Oct 23

October 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street
Edinburgh, EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
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£5 – £10

I'm off to Edinburgh in October to visit the wonderful Golden Hare Books for an evening of discussion about Himself and The Hoarder, just as The Hoarder comes out in paperback. Here's their blurb and there are ticket's on their website, links below. "Kidd’s books are atmospheric, full of secrets, heart, and relationships, so come along and immerse yourself in her world. Come along, have a glass of wine, and listen to the brilliant Jess Kidd in conversation. Maud Drennan…

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