EVENTS & TALKS
 

All talks are open to the public unless otherwise stated. Please come and say hello! If you'd like me to come and speak at your writing / literature festival or to your group, please contact me.​

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Wednesday 28 September 2022 at 2pm 
WRITE FESTIVAL 2022

A talk on writing Sunderland Sagas and Scarborough Cosy Crimes
Venue: Jarrow Library
Booking essential, all details here

Wednesday 5 October 2022 at 11am 
Reading for Wellbeing at Blaydon Library

Booking essential, all details here

Thursday 13 October 2022 at 1pm

HOUGHTON FEAST

A talk on Writing Historical Fiction set in Old Ryhope & Cosy Crimes in Scarborough
Venue: Featherbed Books, Houghton-le-Spring.
The full programme of events is here

Thursday 13 October 2022 at 6.30pm
WEARSIDE FIELD CLUB
A talk on Writing Historical Fiction set in Old Ryhope.
Venue: Fulwell Community Centre, Sunderland.
The full programme of talks is here.
 

Saturday 15 October 2022  
1719 Holy Trinity Church  
Writing Sunderland's History
I'll be speaking on a panel then selling my books at the Autumn Fayre

Book your place, it's free

Tuesday 18 October 2022 at 11am
SUNDERLAND LIBRARIES LITERATURE FESTIVAL
A talk from local author Glenda Young

The full programme is here

Thursday 3 November 2022 at 6pm
AN AUDIENCE WITH GLENDA YOUNG

Join me in an informal chat about my new saga novel set in the northeast in 1923 – A Mother’s Christmas Wish. 
Venue: The Word, South Shields
Book tickets here.

Saturday 5 November 2022 at 11am
SAINT PAUL'S CHURCH, RYHOPE, CHRISTMAS FAYRE
I'll be selling my Ryhope novels with all profits going to Saint Paul's Church.

Tuesday 8 November 2022 at 1.30pm
BOOK LAUNCH - A Mother's Christmas Wish

Book launch for my Christmas saga set in 1923, A Mother's Christmas Wish. 
Venue: Ryhope Community Centre, Sunderland.
Will include a short film by Brian Ibinson of Ryhope Heritage Society about Ryhope's mining past.

Free raffle to win books!  Cup of tea included.
All details here 

Saturday 12 November 2022 at 2pm
FRIENDS OF SUNDERLAND MUSEUM

A talk on Writing Historical Fiction set in Old Ryhope.
Venue: Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens
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Saturday 26 November 2022 - from 12 noon to 2pm
WATERSTONES SUNDERLAND
Book signing for my Christmas saga set in Sunderland in 1923, A Mother's Christmas Wish.

 

TALKS & EVENTS FOR 2023

Tuesday 17 January 2023 - at 7.30pm. (doors open 6.45pm)
SUNDERLAND ANTIQUARIAN SOCIETY 

A talk on Writing Historical Fiction set in Old Ryhope
Venue: Bede Tower in the Bethany Hall, Burdon Road, Sunderland SR2 7EA
All details here.

 

Tuesday 25 April 2023 - at 2pm
WREXHAM CARNIVAL OF WORDS
A talk on Writing Historical Fiction set in the Northeast and Cosy Crimes set in Yorkshire
Details coming soon

May 2023 - date and time tbc
FILEY LITERATURE FESTIVAL
A talk on my Cosy Crime novels set in Scarborough
Details coming soon