Crediton Community Bookshop event on April 5, 2018
To celebrate Tinder Press’s handsome reissue of his backlist titles, Patrick will be in conversation about his thirty year career to date and answering questions from readers. More details to follow…
Causley Readings on April 13, 2018
Patrick will be one of several writer-enthusiasts reading their favourite Causley poems at the Royal Cornwall Museum, River Street, Truro at 6.30pm. Full details available in time from the museum.
Headline Rooftop Bookclub – Guy Gunaratne & Kim Sherwood on May 3, 2018
Having been an enthusiastic early adopter of Guy Gunaratne’s blazing debut novel, In Our Mad and Furious City, Patrick will be interviewing him about it and to Kim Sherwood about her no less impressive debut, Testament at one of Headline’s delightful r …
Fowey Festival on May 14, 2018
Patrick returns to one of his favourite festivals, in lovely Fowey, for a lively book club style session on his breakthrough Cornish novel from 2000, Rough Music. Read the book with your friends, or indeed your book club, then come along and join in th …
Winchester Writers’ Festival on June 16, 2018
To celebrate thirty years as a writer and Tinder Press’ handsome reissue of his backlist, Patrick will be in conversation with festival founder and director, Judith Heneghan by way of this year’s keynote address. John Stripe Theatre, Sparkford Road, Wi …
Word on Tour in Nether Stowey – with Julia Copus on July 25, 2018
As patron of Literature Works, its parent charity, Patrick is thrilled to be spending a happy evening reading from his backlist alongside the hugely gifted poet, Julia Copus in the library at Nether Stowey. 7-9pm. Tickets will be available from Eventb …
Edinburgh International Book Festival on August 21, 2018
Patrick will be doing a launch event here to mark the publication day of Take Nothing With You. Details to follow. You will be able to book tickets by visiting the festival website here.
Morrab Library, Penzance on September 11, 2018
As part of the 200th anniversary celebrations of this delightful, subscription library in the pretty heart of Penzance, Patrick will be reading from and talking about Take Nothing With You. Details to be confirmed but they’ll be posted on www.morrablib …
Colyton Grammar School Book Club on September 12, 2018
Patrick will be presenting Take Nothing With You as an evening Big Read event at Colyton Grammar School book club. You can find out more details by e mailing Rebecca Russell.
Sidmouth – Meet the Author on September 13, 2018
Patrick will present Take Nothing With You to one of Sidmouth’s regular Meet the Author events at lovely Kennaway House. Evening event. Full details from Rebecca Russell.
Appledore Book Festival on September 22, 2018
Patrick will be talking at this lovely, lively festival around 4 pm. Details to be follow. You can find the festival’s website here.
Sevenoaks Literary Festival on September 27, 2018
Patrick will be returning to the delightful Sevenoaks Literary Festival to talk about Take Nothing With You. 7.30. Tickets and full details will be available from the festival’s website.
Wigtown Book Festival on September 29, 2018
Patrick is delighted to be making his debut at the legendarily hospitable Wigtown Book Festival with a talk on Take Nothing With You. Full details will be posted on the festival’s website.
North Cornwall Book Festival on October 6, 2018
Patrick will be in conversation with Nina Stibbe about Take Nothing With You and her most recent novel, Paradise Lodge. Both novels relive 1970s adolescences and are set in more or less terrible old people’s homes… Full details to follow. 5.30 pm. Yo …
Manchester Literary Festival on October 14, 2018
Patrick will be talking on this Sunday afternoon about Take Nothing With You. Full details and ticketing to be found on the festival website.
Bridport Literary Festival on November 9, 2018
Patrick will be in conversation at the Bridport Literary Festival with Susannah Simons. Full details to be posted on the festival website in due course.
Hay Festival Winter Weekend on November 22, 2018
Patrick will be talking about Take Nothing With You at this atmospheric gathering. Details, including date, to be confirmed but but the Winter Weekend runs from 22-25 November. You can book tickets and read full details on the festival’s website here.