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July 2018

Ways With Words, Ryedale Festival – 24 July

July 24, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Helmsley Town Hall, Helmsley Town Hall
Ryedale, YO62 5 United Kingdom
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£5

Excited to be travelling up North to read at the Ryedale Festival. This gig came about from my bumping into and spilling my drink on the festival programmer on the train - what a great promotional tactic!

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August 2018

Unleashing Dark Secrets – 15 August

August 15, 2018 @ 10:15 am - 11:15 pm
The Spiegeltent, Edinburgh Festival, Charlotte Square Gardens
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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£12

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, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Turner Contemporary Margate, CT9 1HG United Kingdom + Google Map
£6

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

Gothic Stories: Frankenstein and Beyond – 11 Oct

October 11, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Birmingham & Midland Institute, 8 Margaret Street
Birmingham, B3 3BS United Kingdom
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£8

Off to Birmingham we go for a gothic adventure. Delighted to be taking part in an event to mark the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelly's Franksenstein as part of the Birmingham Literature Festival. Here's their blurb and link for tickets below. From wild and remote landscapes, to dilapidated buildings, howling winds, vulnerable heroines and supernatural happenings, Gothic fiction has intrigued and unsettled readers for more than two centuries. Our panel will include academic researcher Franziska Kohlt and contemporary Gothic and…

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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

Waterstones, Tottenham Court Road – 4 April

April 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Waterstones, Tottenham Court Road 19-21 Tottenham Court Rd, Fitzrovia, London, W1T 1BJ United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

Launch night! Music, reading and vino.

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