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See Faber authors in conversation and hear readings from their work at Faber Members events, literary festivals and at bookshops across the UK.

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West Midlands
Jo Browning Wroe: A Terrible Kindness – Booka Bookshop
Join Booka Bookshop for an evening in the company of Jo Browning Wroe as she talks about her stunning debut novel A Terrible
22.02.2022- 7:30 pm
£7
Book Tour
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Northern Ireland
Anil Seth: Being You – NI Science Festival
Join Anil Seth at the NI Science Festival where he'll be discussing his latest book Being You: A New Science of Consciousness
20.02.2022- 1:00 pm
£8
One-off Event
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London
Hannah Lee: The Rapping Princess – Southbank Imagine Festival
Sit down with Hannah Lee for a rhythmic interactive reading of her new picture book, The Rapping Princess.
19.02.2022- 2:00 pm
£8
One-off Event
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Yorkshire and the Humber
Simon Armitage – Live at Stage4beverley, East Riding Theatre
Join Stage4beverley as UK Poet Laureate Simon Armitage reads live on stage from a range of his poetry, including new work, an
16.02.2022- 7:30 pm
£19
One-off Event
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London
Francesca Simon & Steve May – Southbank Imagine Festival
Join Horrid Henry author Francesca Simon and Dennis the Menace illustrator Steve May to discover their hilarious new series, 
12.02.2022- 11:00 am
£8
One-off Event
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South West
Francesca Simon’s Two Terrible Vikings – Blackwell’s Oxford
Francesca Simon, author of the bestselling Horrid Henry series will be discussing Two Terrible Vikings in this Children's eve
05.02.2022- 2:00 pm
Free
Book Tour
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East of England
Jo Browning Wroe: A Terrible Kindness – Toppings, Ely
Toppings Bookshop are proud to welcome Jo Browning Wroe to Ely to discuss her extraordinary, compelling, compassionate and or
03.02.2022- 7:30 pm
£6
Book Tour
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South West
Francis Spufford – Max Minerva’s, Bristol
We're very excited to welcome Francis Spufford to Bristol to introduce Light Perpetual, which was longlisted for The 2021 Boo
01.02.2022- 7:30 pm
£8.99
Book Tour
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South West
Francis Spufford – Blackwell’s Oxford
Booker Prize Nominee Francis Spufford will be with us to discuss his bestselling novel, Light Perpetual.
31.01.2022- 7:00 pm
£5
One-off Event
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Online
Nick Blackburn & Helen Macdonald: The Reactor – London Review Bookshop
Nick Blackburn on his new book The Reactor, with Helen Macdonald at London Review Bookshop
27.01.2022- 7:00 pm
£5
Book Tour
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East of England
Jo Browning Wroe: A Terrible Kindness – Waterstones, Cambridge
Join Waterstones Cambridge for an evening in the company of Jo Browning Wroe as she talks about her stunning debut novel A Te
27.01.2022- 6:00 pm
£4
One-off Event
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Online
SAGA – Hanif Kureishi in conversation with Steven Gale
Join Hanif Kureishi as he talks about his extraordinary writing career, while looking ahead to the work yet to come.
25.01.2022- 2:00 pm
Free
One-off Event
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Online
Sarah Hall – Cambridge Literary Festival: Book Club
Sarah Hall joins Alex Clark for our monthly Book Club to discuss her wonderful novel, Burntcoat.
19.01.2022- 7:00 pm
£7
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Events FAQs
How will I receive my ticket(s) for an event?

If it is a Faber event, you will be sent an email with confirmation of your booking. If the event is online, you will be sent the link for the live event the day before the event takes place. If the event is in person, there will be a guest list on the door and you may also bring your confirmation email as additional identification.

For external events with Faber authors, please consult the event host.

Where do Faber events take place?

Faber author book tours are held across the UK. A significant number of Members events are held at Faber’s offices in Bloomsbury House, London, and screened online.

Do you have to be a Member to attend Faber events?

You only have to be a Member to attend Members events. All other events are open to all. It is free to sign up to become a Faber Member here.

Do authors do signings at Faber events?

This depends on the individual event. Check the listing for the event you are interested in or contact the event organiser.

Are streamed Faber events available afterwards?

Free online events are available to rewatch via the Faber Members Journal Page. Paid events are only available to rewatch for those who purchased tickets.

Are there any free events/discounts for students at Faber events?

Faber Members advertises free events throughout the year, including our Inside Faber series examining different parts of the publishing process. Students can apply for free tickets to any event (subject to availability) by emailing members@faber.co.uk.

Archived Events

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Online
In Focus: The Poetry of Derek Walcott
This event reviewed the poetry of the remarkable Derek Walcott (1930-2017), with particular focus on his collection White Egr
Past Event
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London
New Poetry: A Celebration (In Person Tickets)
Join us in person at St George’s Church in Bloomsbury or online for this set of live readings from five exceptional Faber poe