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October 2018

Golden Hare Books – Oct 23

October 23, 2018 @ 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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December 2018

Yule Fest, Blackwell’s Oxford – 2 Dec

December 2, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Blackwell’s Bookshop, 51 Broad Street, Oxfordshire OX1 3BQ Oxford, + Google Map
Free

To kick-off the festive season I've been asked to join the Yule Fest line-up at the great Blackwell's bookshop in Oxford. Apart from my reading there is lots going on, a whole weekend of events, taking place on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd December. I'll be talking about and reading from The Hoarder and will be happy to sign copies if anyone should buy one. More likely you'll be escaping the cold and enjoying some festive cheer in the bookshop…

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March 2019

London Book Fair – 13 March

March 13 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Olympia, Hammersmith, Hammersmith Rd, Hammersmith
London, W14 8UX United Kingdom
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"Read Like a Writer", the podcast from Faber & Faber, Serpent’s Tail and Canongate, will have a live session on historical fiction hosted by Anna Fielding. Held on 13th March at 12:30pm will be joined by Jess Kidd and Claire McGlasson.

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Waterstones, Nottingham – 2 April

March 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Waterstones, Nottingham, 1-5 Birdlesmith Gate
Nottingham, NG1 2GR United Kingdom
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£5

Looking forward to bringing Bridie to Nottingham. Blurb from the Waterstones site: "Jess Kidd has delighted fans of the eerie and macabre with her previous two novels, BBC Radio 2 Book Club picks 'The Hoarder' and 'Himself'. Now we're thrilled to invite her to Waterstones Nottingham for the release of her latest book, 'Things in Jars'. Join us for what promises to be a riveting and unforgettable evening with this Cost Award-winning author."

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Mountains to Sea – 31 March

March 31 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
dlr LexIcon, dlr LexIcon Haigh Terrace Moran Park Dún Laoghaire Co. Dublin
Dublin, Ireland
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£12 – £15

Just before the book gets out into the world on 4 April I'll be reading from Things in Jars in Dublin at the Mountains to Sea Festival in Dún Laoghaire. There's a brilliant line-up at the festival that weekend so I'll have lots of other writers to meet and listen to on my hop across the Irish sea. Looking forward to meeting and speaking Sara Keating on stage.

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April 2019

Richmond Community College – 5 April

April 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Richmond and Hillcroft Adult Community College, Richmond and Hillcroft Adult Community College, Richmond Campus, Parkshot, Richmond, TW9 2RE
London, TW9 2RE United Kingdom
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£8.06

Delighted to be back with my friends at Richmond Community College and supporting a great cause, here's the blurb from their site: "Join us for an evening in the company of award winning author Jess Kidd as she talks to Barrie Selwyn about her Victorian detective novel Things in Jars and her career as a writer. London, 1863. Bridie Devine, the finest female detective of her age, is taking on her toughest case yet. Reeling from her last job and…

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Modern Gothic, ChipLitFest – 26 April

April 26 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chipping Norton Town Hall, he Guildhall, Chipping Norton OX7 5NJ United Kingdom + Google Map
£8.50

For one of my first readings for Things in Jars I'm visiting the Chipping Norton Literary Festival and will be sharing the stage with Michelle Paver and interviewer Alison Gomm. Should be a fun, darkly gothic event, here's what they have on the festival website: "Delve into the shady past with two writers who have deftly tapped into the gothic tradition that has held us in thrall since Mary Shelley. Michelle Paver and Jess Kidd have uncovered dark secrets, murderous…

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May 2019

Aberdeen Performing Arts – 6 May

May 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Aberdeen Performing Arts, Union St, Aberdeen AB10 1QS
Aberdeen, AB10 1QS United Kingdom
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£8

My first trip to the granite city, looking forward to meeting Aberdonian readers at this event in the Aberdeen Performing Arts centre and having a look around their famous Music Hall.

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The Mainstreet Trading Company – 9 May

May 9 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Mainstreet Trading Company, Mainstreet, St Boswells, Scottish Borders TD6 0AT
St Boswells, TD6 0AT United Kingdom
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£10

I'll be talking about Things in Jars up in the borders. The Mainstreet Trading Company have been generously pushing my first book, Himself, into the hands of customers for years with the caveat that Mahony, the delicious central character, sees dead people. So I'll be delighted to introduce Bridie Devine, my female detective searching for a kidnapped child, Christabel Berwick, with the added complication that Christobel is not supposed to exist. Graham Norton has described her novel as, “Thrilling, mysterious,…

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June 2019

Glasgow Gliterary Lunch – 7 June

June 7 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow, 99 Gordon St, Glasgow
Glasgow, G1 3SF United Kingdom
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£60

Glasgow Gliterary Lunch with Jess Kidd and Kirsty Wark. Gliterary Lunches grew out of a love of 3 things; good food, good books and good company Throw in a sparkling drinks reception and you have the perfect combination for a glittering occasion. I had a lot of fun at last year's event and am delighted to be back again and thrilled to meet Kirsty Wark.

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