Last year, Clayton Hall held a ‘Book at Bedtime’ funday event for children and families. They had loads of different activities on, and kids were encouraged to come along dressed as their favourite characters. As the Hall’s writer-in-residence, I was … Continue reading
November 8, 2019
Join Hic Dragones for a belated birthday party for Nothing, an anthology of dark fiction edited by Hannah Kate, on Friday 29th November, 7pm, at the International Anthony Burgess Foundation in Manchester. Bleak landscapes, empty hearts, insignificant lives, dystopian futures, … Continue reading
As part of my role as writer-in-residence at Clayton Hall, I was at this year’s Heritage Open Day, writing flash fiction inspired by the hall (and by prompts supplied by visitors to the hall’s open day). I’ll be posting about … Continue reading
Fancy the opportunity to develop your creative writing in atmospheric, inspirational and unique setting of Clayton Hall (once home to Humphrey Chetham)? One of Manchester’s hidden heritage gems is offering a six-week dark fiction writing course… with me (the Hall’s … Continue reading
This Saturday, 12-3pm, it’s the Clayton Hall Book at Bedtime Children’s Event. There’ll be loads of activities for little ‘uns – including some positively peculiar poetry fun with Clayton Hall’s writer-in-residence (aka yours truly!).
hosted by Hannah Kate at The Portico Library 19th April 2018, 6.30pm IBBY and Portico Members: Free Students: Free Standard: £3.00 The Portico Library hosts acclaimed author, Melvin Burgess, for a Q&A session that is supported by the International Board … Continue reading
Details of two awesome events I’m doing with For Books’ Sake on Wednesday 26th October… really looking forward to both of them!
Thursday 29th January, 7-9pm International Anthony Burgess Foundation 3 Cambridge Street Manchester Free event Come and join us for the launch of Toby Stone’s phenomenal new novel, Psychic Spiders! George is an unusual spider. Born with the ability to control … Continue reading
July 17, 2014
International Anthony Burgess Foundation 3 Cambridge Street Manchester M1 United Kingdom Thursday, 31 July 2014 7-9pm Come and join us at the launch party for Hauntings: An Anthology, a new collection of short stories from Hic Dragones. Hauntings: An Anthology – … Continue reading
October 21, 2013
Blood and Water the debut novel by Beth Daley Release Date: 7th November 2013 Publisher: Hic Dragones For more information, visit the publisher’s website Dora lives by the sea. Dora has always lived by the sea. But she won’t go … Continue reading