Author Events & Signings Calendar for The Orion Publishing Group

Events

  • 05 Oct
    Kate Williams at the Warwick Words Festival

    Bridge House Theatre, Warwick
    2pm

    Kate Williams will be talking about her new book, The Storms of War, at the Warwick Words Festival. With gripping detail and brilliant empathy, popular TV historian Kate Williams tells the story of the De Witt family as they are buffeted and changed ...

  • 27 Sep
    Antonia Fraser at Soho Literary Festival

    Soho Theatre, 21 Dean Street, London, W1D 3NE
    12pm

    Acclaimed biographer and historian Antonia Fraser will be talking to Mark Lawson about her career and life with her husband, Harold Pinter, which she covered in Must you Go? Her most recent history was Perilous Question: The Drama of the Great Reform ...

  • 19 Sep
    Antonia Fraser at Bromsgrove Words

    Artix Bromsgrove, Slideslow Drive, Bromsgrove, B61 1PQ
    8pm

    Author of many acclaimed historical works will focus on The Gunpowder Plot and her new book, Perilous Question.  

  • 16 Sep
    Antonia Fraser at Hampstead and Highgate Literary Festival

    Ivy House, London
    8:30pm

    What happened to the fourscore men who dared to kill a king? In January 1649, the King of England, Charles I, was executed, sentenced to death by a tribunal of mainly military men. Historian Charles Spencer and award winning historian Lady Antonia Fr ...

  • 14 Sep
    Kate Williams at the Hampstead & Highgate Literary Festival

    Ivy House, London
    3:30pm

    Kate Williams will be talking about her new book, The Storms of War, at the Hampstead and Highgate Literary Festival. With gripping detail and brilliant empathy, popular TV historian Kate Williams tells the story of the De Witt family as they are buf ...

  • 21 Aug
    Diana Gabaldon at Waterstones Glasgow

    Glasgow
    6:30pm

    Diana Gabaldon will be at Waterstones in Glasgow to sign and talk about her latest book in the Outlander series, Written In My Own Heart's Blood. Waterstones Sauchiehall153 - 157 Sauchiehall StreetGlasgowG2 3EW Tickets are £3 or £2 for Wa ...

  • 12 Aug
    Ramita Navai at Edinburgh International Book Festival

    Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, EH2 4DR
    2:30pm

    Iran and Turkey are put under the microscope: Ramita Navai’s City of Lies is an energetic but gorgeously sympathetic portrait of Tehran and life under a hugely repressive regime, while Alev Scott’s Turkish Awakening lifts the lid on a cou ...

  • 12 Aug
    Antonia Fraser at Kilkenny Arts Festival

    The Parade Tower, Kilkenny Castle, Ireland
    5:30pm

    What makes a good historical biography, and how do writers go about approaching one?This special event brings together two of the most acclaimed biographers working today to examine the art of writing lives. Lady Antonia has published a string of cel ...

  • 10 Aug
    Sally Gardner at Edinburgh International Book Festival

    Baillie Gifford Corner Theatre, Charlote Square Gardens, Edinburgh, EH2 4DR
    12pm

    Sally Gardner’s latest novel, Tinder, is a dark fairytale set in Germany and based on Hans Christian Andersen’s The Tinderbox. There are wicked witches, a beautiful princess and wolves and it's filled with exquisitely atmospheric and beau ...

  • 09 Aug
    Sally Gardner at Edinburgh International Book Festival

    Baillie Gifford Corner Theatre, Charlote Square Gardens, Edinburgh, EH2 4DR
    3:30pm

    Both Rupert Wallis and Sally Gardner have written novels with dark hearts. Rupert’s debut, The Dark Inside, and Sally’s latest, Tinder, are unsettling and ambiguous. Strangers might be werewolves. Witches may grant wishes. Or could it all ...

  • 06 Aug
    Brandon Sanderson at Waterstones Nottingham

    1-5 Bridlesmith Gate, Nottingham NG1 2GR
    5pm

    International fantasy superstar, Brandon Sanderson will be in the Sillitoe Room at Waterstones Nottingham to talk about his latest novel, the second chapter in The Stormlight Archive, - Words Of Radiance.Further details:    0115 947 00 ...

  • 06 Aug
    Brandon Sanderson at Waterstones Leeds

    93-97 Albion St, Leeds LS1 5JS
    1pm

    Come along and meet one of Sci-Fi/Fantasy's most prolific and popular authors, Brandon Sanderson, in store! Brandon will be signing copies of the second book of the Stormlight Archive, Words of Radiance. This is a free event but it's sure to be extre ...

  • 05 Aug
    Brandon Sanderson at Waterstones Manchester Deansgate

    Waterstones Manchester Deansgate, 91 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 2BW
    6pm

    One of the biggest names is the fantasy genre and Waterstones' favourite Brandon Sanderson joins Waterstones Deansgate to discuss his career so far and sign copies of his latest novel Words of Radiance. Further details:    0161 837 300 ...

  • 04 Aug
    Brandon Sanderson at Forbidden Planet London

    179 Shaftesbury Ave, London WC2H 8JR
    6pm

    From one of the biggest names of the fantasy genre, Brandon Sanderson, comes the eagerly awaited sequel to the New York Times bestselling novel, The Way of Kings. An ideas-filled, world-spanning fantasy, The Storm Light Archive Book Two: Words of Rad ...

  • 04 Aug
    Brandon Sanderson at Waterstones Liverpool One

    Waterstones Liverpool One, 12 College Ln, Liverpool L1 3DL
    1pm

    From the bestselling author who completed Robert Jordan's epic Wheel of Time series comes a new, original creation that matches anything else in modern fantasy for epic scope, thrilling imagination, superb characters and sheer addictiveness. Watersto ...

  • 29 Jul
    Rainbow Rowell at Waterstones Birmingham

    Waterstones Birmingham
    7pm

    Ticketed author talk and book signing with Rainbow Rowell Waterstones128 New StreetBirmingham B2 4DB Tickets are available from the shop and at Waterstones.com/ticket for £3/£2 Waterstones Cardholders (includes refreshments)

  • 20 Jul
    Rebecca Front at Curious Arts Festival

    Pylewell Park, East End, SO41 5SJ
    12pm

    Rebecca Front is a BAFTA-winning actress and writer. She is best known for her work in such series as The Thick of It (in which she played Nicola Murray MP), The Day Today, Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge, Nighty Night, Lewis and Psychobi ...

  • 19 Jul
    Antonia Fraser at Curious Arts Festival

    Pylewell Park, East End, SO41 5SJ
    11am

    Since 1969, Antonia Fraser has written many acclaimed historical works which have been international bestsellers, including Marie Antoinette, (Franco-British Literary Prize 2001) Mary Queen of Scots (James Tait Black Memorial Prize), Cromwell: Our Ch ...

  • 19 Jul
    Essie Fox at Penzance Literary Festival

    The Exchange Gallery, Penzance
    5:30pm

    Essie Fox: 'The Exotic in English Historical Fiction' at Penzance Literary Festival Jane Johnson, Essie Fox and Wendy Wallace discuss everything, from life in Moroccan harems - to the fabulous court of Charles II, from the temples and gods of India - ...

  • 18 Jul
    John Goodby on Dylan Thomas at Buxton Festival

    Pylewell Park, East End, SO41 5SJ
    4:30pm

    Renowned Dylan Thomas expert John Goodby looks at the life of the hugely colourful and iconic poet, perhaps most famous for Under Milk Wood and his poems ‘Do Not Go Gentle into that Good Night’ and ‘Death Shall have no Dominion&rsqu ...

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