These are the events confirmed for 2019. More will be added.
23rd Jan – LONDON: Independent Bookseller event at HarperCollins
5th February- LONDON: An evening with C.L. Taylor, Karen M McManus (One of Us Is Lying) and Emily Barr (The One Memory of Flora Banks). 6.30pm, Waterstones Piccadilly.
Order tickets here
17th March – GLASGOW: Aye Write festival, Mitchell Library, 1pm: How to write a psychological thriller, C.L. Taylor masterclass. Tickets available here: Aye Write website
17th March – GLASGOW: Aye Write festival, Mitchell Library, 8pm: These Bloody Islands with Anna Mazzola (The Story Keeper) & Douglas Skelton (Thunder Bay). Tickets available here: Aye Write website
6-7th April – DENMARK, The Crime Book Festival, Krimimessen (details to be confirmed)
Monday 8th April – LIVERPOOL, Waterstones Liverpool with Luca Veste. Time TBC. Tickets available soon
Tuesday 9th April – BIRMINGHAM, Waterstones Birmingham with Gillian McAllister. 18:30 start. Tickets available from Waterstones
Wednesday 10th April – NOTTINGHAM, Waterstones Nottingham with TBC. Time TBC. Tickets available soon.
Thursday 11th April – LONDON, Goldsboro Books, book launch
Friday 12th April – BRISTOL, Foyles Bristol with Emily Koch. 19.30-21.00. Tickets available from Eventbrite
Saturday 13th April – CARDIFF, Waterstones Cardiff with Emma Kavanagh. Time TBC. Tickets available soon.
Tues 24th April – WOKING festival (details to be announced)
Friday 10th May BRISTOL: Crimefest.
16:00 – 16:50
Integrity And Conscience: When Your Characters Make Choices
Participating Moderator: L.F. Robertson
Saturday 11th May BRISTOL: Crimefest.
16:20 – 17:10
Friends, Family and Convoluted Relationships
Participating Moderator: C.L. Taylor
12th June at STOCKTON Central Library in conversation with CJ Tudor, the author of The Chalk Man. 7pm. (details to be confirmed)
20 Mar – Chepstow books with Clare Mackintosh. 7pm.
23 Mar – launch of The Fear, Waterstones Galleries, Bristol
3rd April – 2pm. Live on the Claire Cavendish show, BBC Radio Bristol
10th April – 11am – Book signing on the GWR train from Bristol Temple-Meads to London Paddington and in the Paddington first class lounge at 12.45pm.
10th April – 2pm – C.L. Taylor is interviewed by Fabulous magazine’s Claire Frost. Facebook Live on HarperCollins UK and Avon Books UK Facebook pages.
28th April, Wrexham library, Carnival of Words, 2pm. More details here
30th Apr- London, News Building, London Bridge, Fabulous Night In with Sarah Pinborough, BA Paris, Adele Parks and C.L. Taylor. 18.30-21.00 More details here
4th May – Newcastle Noir. Keeping it Close to Home – Jacky Collins with Sarah Stovell, Melanie McGrath and CL Taylor – 4.30-5.30pm. Free. More details here
18th May – Crimefest, Bristol. 14:50 – 15:40. Families Can Be Murder: Louise Candlish, Sam Carrington, Amanda Jennings, C.L. Taylor. Participating Moderator: Amanda Robson. More details here
Sun 10th – 9.15-10am. Talk Radio, London
Thurs 14th – 7pm. Redland Library, Whiteladies Road, Bristol. Book panel with Sue Mountstevens ( Avon & Somerset Police and Crime Commissioner ), Detective Chief Inspector Leanne Pook ( Avon & Somerset Police ), Marcus Keppel-Palmer ( Associate Head of Bristol Law School, UWE )
Friday 20th: 6pm – Appearing as a jury member for the launch of Steve Cavanagh’s book ‘Thirteen’, The Incident Room. (Theakston’s Old Peculier Crime Festival, Harrogate)
Saturday 21st: 8pm. Hosting a table at Lee Child’s murder mystery author dinner. (Theakston’s Old Peculier Crime Festival, Harrogate)
Tues 24th: Waterstones Brighton, in conversation with Ruth Ware, author of The Woman in Cabin 10
Tuesday 11th, Waterstones, Bristol. 7pm, in conversation with CJ Skuse, author of Sweetpea. Tickets available here.
Monday 29th, Shaw Gibbs, Oxford. (Private event)
23 Jan – St Anne’s ladies group, Bristol- ( St Annes Church Hall, Langton Road BS4 4ER from 7.30 for 8pm start)
15th March – London Book Fair, 13:45 – 14:30. In Conversation seminar on the creative process with author Rosanna Ley. Author HQ Theatre.
19 March – Aye Write, 3pm – 4pm. Gripping Psychological Thrillers – C.L. Taylor in conversation with Michael J Malone. Mitchell Library, Glasgow. Tickets from www.ayewrite.com
31t March – London, News Corp Building – How to Write a Thriller, a discussion with C.L. Taylor and Paul Finch. 4-6pm, followed by drinks. http://www.bookgig.com/filter-adult.html#event/FajEwRDtGy
2nd April – Write By the Beach Weekend Writers Conference, Brighton- Keynote speech: The roller coaster ride to the Sunday Times Bestseller list. 9.30am. Tickets available from eventbrite.
20 April – HMP Wandsworth (as part of World Book Night)
30 April – Newcastle Noir – 1.30pm -2.30pm. Domestic Noir panel with Louise Beech and Michael J. Malone. Tickets: http://www.litandphil.org.uk/whats-on/2017/apr/newcastle-noir-panel-10-domestic-noir/
11 May – Foyles, Bristol author event. C.L. Taylor and Sarah Hilary. 6.30pm-8pm. Free event. More info: http://www.foyles.co.uk/Public/Events/Detail.aspx?eventId=3294
19 May – Crimefest, Bristol – 14:50 – 15:40
You Are Not Alone panel. C.L. Taylor with Louise Beech, Thomas Enger and Gunnar Staalesen. Participating Moderator: Lucy V. Hay. Tickets and more info: http://www.crimefest.com
30 May – C.L. Taylor, Sarah Churchwell, Danny King and Rob Duncan take part in an evening of bookish bluffing, entertaining chit-chat and outright literary sneakiness as the panel battle it out to win Ex Libris LIVE! at Blackwell’s Bookshop, Oxford – (time TBA). Tickets and more information here
Theakston’s Old Peculier Crime Festival, Harrogate – 20-22 July – attending
8th September – Crime Writing Masterclass, Bloody Scotland, Stirling (9.15am – 4.45pm) with Sophie Hannah and Doug Johnstone. Tickets available here.
9th September – Bloody Scotland, Stirling. Panel with Sarah Pinborough and Clare Mackintosh. 10.30am. Tickets available here.
14 October – 11.00 – 11.45. DeptCon3 (YA conference), Tivoli Theatre, Dublin. Anna Baggaley chairs conversation with ND Gomes, CL Taylor, Chloe Seager. Tickets available here.
26 October – 7.30pm – 9pm. ‘Crime in the Caves’, Redcliffe, Bristol Festival of Literature. With Sanjida Kay, CL Taylor, AA Abbott, Cav Scott, Jason Goodwin, Amy Morse. Tickets available here.
28 October – 3.45-4.45pm. Killer Women festival, London. The Genre Splice panel with Helen Smith (Chair), Sarah Pinborough and Ben Aaronovitch. More details here.
12 November – Writers’ Inspiration Day (with Miranda Dickinson, Julie Cohen and Kate Harrison), Dudley. Tickets available here.
14 November – Waterstones Picadilly, London. YA Thrills and Chills. Join Lauren James, C. L. Taylor and James Smythe at Waterstones Piccadilly, where they will be discussing their latest YA thrillers in conversation with author Nicci Cloke. From corrupt reform schools, intergalactic mysteries and prison ships in space, Lauren, C. L. and James will be exploring what makes a compelling thriller. Tickets available here.
2 December – Writers’ and Artists’ Yearbook How to Get Published conference, Plymouth. 1.30pm An audience with CL Taylor: Establishing pace and plot. More details here.
7 Feb – ‘Creating Conflict’ workshop – WriteFoxy writers’ inspiration day. Dudley, West Midlands.
23 April – Liar, Liar panel with Amanda Jennings, Lucy Atkins and Hannah Beckerman. Chipping Norton Literary Festival. 2-3pm. http://www.chiplitfest.com/events/liar-liar
23 April – ‘The Art of a Good Thriller’ workshop. Chipping Norton Literary Festival. 10.30am-12pm. http://www.chiplitfest.com/events/the-art-of-a-good-thriller
29 April – Talk at Bristol Central Library 7pm
22 June – CL Taylor launches a new reading group in Midsomer Norton in support of the charity http://www.peoplelimited.org. Details TBC
9 July – Talk at Hitchin library. 2pm. Tickets available here.
10 Sept – CL Taylor gives the key note address. 10am. York Festival of Writing.
4 October – Talk at Emerson Green Library 7.45pm
22 October – ‘How to write a novel readers won’t want to put down’ workshop – Bristol Festival of Literature.
27 October – Q&A at HMP Thameside
4th February – BBC Radio Bristol event at Keynsham library for National Libraries Day. 3.30pm-4.30pm.
19th February – Guest speaker at Novel Nights, Clifton, Bristol. “Should writers be pigeon holed?” 8pm onwards.
28 March 2015 – York Literature Festival for the ‘Writing Motherhood‘ panel. 2-3.30pm, Temple Hall at York St John University with Carolyn Jess-Cooke and Nuala Casey.
25 April 2015 – Chiplit Fest. ‘Breaking Through‘ panel. 12-1pm. With Mel Sherratt and Mark Edwards.
5 May 2015 – Swindon Literary Festival. ‘Writing Motherhood’ panel with Rowan Coleman and Carolyn Jess-Cooke. 8pm. Tickets on sale now
14 June 2015 – Worcester Literary Festival. Crime panel with Sarah Hilary, Alex Marwood and Clare Mackintosh. 6pm-8pm. Tickets on sale now
11 July 2015 – BritCrime online festival. 8-10pm on the BritCrime Facebook page
20 October 2015 – Guest speaker at Staple Hill library, Bristol. 7.30-9pm
8 April 2014 – Q&A with Annabel Giles at The Lady magazine’s literary luncheon (The Caledonian Club, London)
8 July 2014 – HarperCollins Summer Party, V&A (London)
17-20 July 2014 – Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival (Harrogate)
2 November 2014 – Lead a ‘How to edit’ workshop at Miranda Dickinson’s writers’ inspiration day (Dudley)https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ex-libris-live-tickets-31487398657