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October 2016

Guildford Book Festival – 15 Oct

October 15, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Festival Marquee, The Sports Ground, Woodbridge Rd, Guildford GU1 4RP United Kingdom + Google Map

Jess will be reading from Himself and signing copies at the Guildford Book Festival on 15 October.

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Short Stories Aloud – 18 Oct

October 18, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Blackwell’s Bookshop, 51 Broad Street, Oxfordshire OX1 3BQ Oxford, + Google Map

Jess will be reading at the excellent Short Stories Aloud in Blackwell's Bookshop in Oxford.

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Rattlebag at the Irish Literary Society – 31 Oct

October 31, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Irish Literary Society, The Bloomsbury Hotel, 16-22 Great Russell St, London
London, WC1B 3NN United Kingdom
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£5

The ILS's eclectic Rattlebag forum returns with the novelist Jess Kidd, poet Kimberly Campanello and academic Clare Walker Gore. Kidd’s brilliantly original debut novel Himself is a gothic detective story set in 1970s Mayo with a cast of ghosts. Having been abandoned on the steps of an orphanage as an infant, lovable car thief and Dublin charmer Mahony assumed all his life that his mother had simply given him up. But when he receives an anonymous note suggesting that foul…

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November 2016

Waterstone’s Cork – 3 Nov

November 3, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Waterstones, Cork, 9 St Patrick's St, Centre, Cork, Ireland Ireland + Google Map
Free

Jess will be reading from Himself at Waterstones book shop in Cork city centre, come along for an evening of contemporary literature.

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February 2017

St Mary’s University – 14 Feb

February 14, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
St Mary’s University, Waldegrave Rd, Twickenham TW1 4SX United Kingdom + Google Map

Jess is an alumna of St Mary's University, Twickenham, where she completed her Phd. Following the great success of Himself Jess was invited back to read for staff and students. See the video of Jess discussing her work and reading from Himself here:

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June 2017

Jess and Mike McCormack – 1 June

June 1, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Listowel Arms Hotel, The Square, Listowel, Co. Kerry, Ireland Ireland + Google Map
£10

Jess & Mike McCormack will be reading together at the Listowel Arms Ballroom. Mike's book Solar Bones is wonderful go and read it!

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