I give regular talks at various events. If you would like me to speak to your organisation please email email@example.com
Do you want free one-to-one advice on writing? I work as a Royal Literary Fund fellow at the British Library offering 50-minute free sessions to anyone with a reader's pass. You can book a session here. Find out how to get a reader's pass here. Service restarting soon
All my events are currently taking place online
21 Jan: Hear my video talk through GLL's Meet the Author slot. Available till 28 Jan.
26 Feb: 7.30 pm - Lunar Lecture, Erasmus Darwin House, Lichfield, talk on Suffragette Surgeons: The Women who ran Britain's Trailblazing Military Hospital. Book here.
18 Mar: Royal College of Physicians, talk on Endell Street Military Hospital. Book here.
25 Mar: 7.30pm - FOLIO Sutton Coldfield, talk on How to Create the Perfect Wife. Sabrina Bicknell, the foundling who was trained to become the 'perfect wife' of poet Thomas Day and her Sutton Coldfield connections. Details here.
20 April: Falmouth History Society and Museums on the Green, Cape Cod, talking on No Man's Land/Endell Street. Details to come.
22 April: Geoffrey Kaye Museum of Anaesthetic History, talk on Endell Street/No Man's Land. Details to come.
April/May: Hexham Book Festival - details to come.
Catch up talks
15 April: Virtual talk via Benjamin Franklin House Museum - On YouTube here
28 October: Q and A for Ben's Book Club at Benjamin Franklin House on my first book, The Knife Man, my biography of 18th-century surgeon John Hunter. Catch up here.
15-17 May - 4 pm – Chawton Lockdown Literary Festival – Talk on Endell Street Military Hospital followed by Twitter Q and A
21 May – 6.30-7.30pm - Zoom talk on Endell Street hosted by the Women’s Library at the LSE, co-hosted with Feminist Book Fortnight.
20 October: 7 pm - Raising Dr Dodd: John Hunter's Mission to Resurrect the King's Chaplain as part of London Month of the Dead.
29 October: 7pm - Salon for the City: London Women in Medicine: With Charlie Forman talking about the incredible women who have forged their path in medicine against all the odds - including the story of the women who ran Endell Street Military Hospital.
I am involved in running the Elthamread, an initiative aimed at encouraging people living in SE9 to read the same book each year in October and come together to talk about it. The Elthamread 2020 is The Dragon Lady by Louisa Treger.
More information at www.elthamread.co.uk