22 Jan Hosting Colchester WriteNight

26 Feb Hosting Colchester WriteNight

4 March hosting Adrian May’s The Magic of Writing Book Launch at Firstsite Gallery


16 March Patrician Press event at Wivenhoe Books


(photo thanks Petra McQueen)

26 March Hosting Colchester WriteNight: Nicola Werenowska visiting to chat about her new play Guesthouse


23 April Hosting Colchester WriteNight: Sarah Armstrong will be teaching us about Russian Fairytales

28 May Hosting Colchester WriteNight

25 Jun Hosting Colchester WriteNight

30 June introducing authors, at Felixstowe Book Festival and open mic with Mark Brayley


(with author of Power in Modern Russia, Andrew Monaghan)

1 July chairing interview with Elizabeth Chadwick and Simon Scarrow at Felixstowe Book Festival

23 July Hosting Colchester WriteNight – Doug Smith will be leading on querying agents

16-19 August Patrician Press meeting to discuss the new Patrician Press Collective with Mark Brayley and Patricia Borlenghi


27 Aug Hosting Colchester WriteNight – Helen Chambers, winner of the Fish short story prize, will be visiting


24 Sept Hosting Colchester WriteNight – Nicola Werenowska visiting and talking about her new play Silence

20 October Reading at Patrician Press event in Thame

22 Oct Hosting Colchester WriteNight

National Novel Writing Month write-ins date tbc

10 Nov Running short story writing event for The Writers Company

26 Nov  Hosting Colchester WriteNight

15 Dec Sat 6-8 Colchester WriteNight birthday reading/celebration