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Noir in a Cold Climate with Will Dean, Nick Quantrill and Nick Triplow

The Leeds Library Leed Library, 18 Commercial Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Three of the country's leading crime writers – Will Dean, Nick Quantrill and Nick Triplow – come together to discuss their books and what it takes to write crime fiction particularly if your location is an unusual or an unfashionable one. Will Dean grew up in the East Midlands and has since settled in rural Sweden. His debut novel, Dark [read more...]

£8

Kiss and Part. A celebration of women’s writing & the Hosking Houses Trust

The Leeds Library Leed Library, 18 Commercial Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

In celebration of International Women’s Day, authors Maria McCann and Jo Carter talk with Sarah Hosking, founder of the Hosking Houses Trust for women writers, about women’s writing and the question behind the book: What does it mean to ‘kiss and part’? The contributors to this collection all share one thing in common – they have all stayed at a [read more...]

£8

Writing The Night Residential-Creative Writing Workshop

The Leeds Library Leed Library, 18 Commercial Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

This is a unique opportunity to spend the night in the Leeds Library! Are you interested in how disrupted sleep might alter your consciousness or influence your creativity? Have you ever wondered what the Library is like at night, which ghosts haunt The New Room and whether you could catch a glimpse of the spectre that pulls books off the [read more...]

£40

This Dreaming Isle with Jenn Ashworth and Andrew Michael Hurley

The Leeds Library Leed Library, 18 Commercial Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Britain has a long history of folk tales, ghost stories and other uncanny fictions, and these literary ley lines are still shimmering beneath the surface of this green and pleasant land. Every few generations this strangeness crawls out from the dark places of the British imagination, seeping into our art and culture. We are living through such a time. This [read more...]

£6

Footnotes: A Journey Round Britain in the Company of Great Writers

The Leeds Library Leed Library, 18 Commercial Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Peter Fiennes’ new book Footnotes: A Journey Round Britain in the Company of Great Writers is an entertaining and thought-provoking journey around the UK in search of the favourite places of some of our best known authors including Enid Blyton, J B Priestley, Beryl Bainbridge, and Charles Dickens. Along the way he explores the writers’ lives and works and the [read more...]

£8