Thursday 8th, 6.30 – 7.30pm
Bristol Festival of Ideas in association with the Observer
Foyles, 6 Quakers Friars, Cabot Circus, Bristol, BS1 3BU
Historical fiction: is the past really another country? Or: let’s keep it real.
Bestselling author, of historical and contemporary fiction, Suzannah Dunn discusses her belief that historical fiction is not about staging the drama of history, with its costumes and spectacle. Too often, novels set in the past are distracted by the ‘props’ of history and should instead share insights into their emotional lives – their relationships and what they might have thought.
For more information, visit www.ideasfestival.co.uk
Historical Novel Society’s London conference (dates: 5th-7th)
University of Westminster, 35 Marylebone Road, London, NW1 5LS
For more information, visit www.historicalnovelsociety.org/events/2014-london-conference
Friday 3rd, 2pm
Warwick Words Festival – Afternoon Tea
Lord Leycester Hospital, 60 High Street, Warwick, CV34 4BH
Afternoon tea with bestselling novelist Suzannah Dunn.
For more information, visit www.warwickwords.co.uk
Saturday 4th, time TBC
Suzannah Dunn at Ilkley Literature Festival
Ilkley, West Yorkshire
For more information, visit www.ilkleyliteraturefestival.org.uk
Sunday 12th, time TBC
Suzannah Dunn at Durham Books Festival
Palace, Green Library, Palace Green, Durham, County Durham, DH1 3RN
Suzannah will be in conversation with Professor of History, Ludmilla Jordanova.
For more information, visit:
www.dur.ac.uk/palace.green and www.newwritingnorth.com
Monday 13th, 6.30pm
Manchester Literature Festival
Baronnial Hall, Chetham’s School of Music, Long Millgate, Manchester, Lancashire, M3 1SB
Suzannah Dunn in conversation with Maria McCann.
For more information, visit www.manchesterliteraturefestival.co.uk
Friday 24th, 5pm
Suzannah Dunn at Harrogate History Festival
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Suzannah will be in conversation with Elizabeth Fremantle.
For more information, visit www.harrogateinternationalfestivals.com
Saturday 25th, 4pm
Suzannah Dunn at Chester Festival
University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 4BJ
For more information, visit www.chesterliteraturefestival.co.uk