What does freedom feel like? Where does it come from? How do we make it happen? Novelist, playwright, director and performer Neil Bartlett invites three special guests whose lives span three very different generations of British life to share their lived experience of both struggle and liberation. Neil Bartlett is one of this country’s most acclaimed gay artists, working … Continue reading Freedom: Jonathan Kemp in conversation with Neil Bartlett, Maureen Duffy and Asifa Lahore
Jonathan Kemp will be the guest author reading at Celine Hispiche’s ‘divine, outrageous and audacious’ literary salon, held at London’s The Society Club.
As part of LGBT History Month Jonathan Kemp will be reading from and discussing his work at Kentish Town Library.
Jonathan Kemp will talk about and read from his new novel, in which he draws on a brilliant literary tradition of madness, incarceration and escape to deliver a Mrs Dalloway for the modern age – and the triumphant coming-of-age of a woman in her sixties. Ghosting is Jonathan’s third book. His debut novel, London Triptych … Continue reading Jonathan Kemp at The Writeidea Festival
Bestselling author Jonathan Kemp will appear at Northampton’s third annual LGBT literary festival, booQfest. Jonathan will be reading from his latest novel, Ghosting, published by Myriad in March. booQfest is a collaboration between FAN (a not for profit LGBT social events group) and Q-WORD (an organisation designed to put people who enjoy Queer-themed literature in touch). Events … Continue reading Jonathan Kemp reads at booQfest, Northampton
Myriad author Jonathan Kemp will be reading at a special edition of Brighton’s much-loved literary salon, Have A Word, at the 25th Anniversary of Brighton Pride, on Saturday 1 August. As part of the Brighton Pride programme, Jonathan Kemp will read from his new novel, Ghosting, in which he draws on a brilliant literary tradition of madness, incarceration … Continue reading Jonathan Kemp reading at Have a Word for Brighton Pride
Award-winning author Jonathan Kemp will discuss his new novel, Ghosting, alongside Aislinn Hunter (The World Before Us), in an event at the Edinburgh International Book Festival chaired by Kate Mosse (Labyrinth).
Jonathan Kemp will be appearing at Books in the Attic, a new monthly literary event at the Hackney Picturehouse on Monday 23 March, to discuss his latest novel Ghosting.
Jonathan Kemp will read from his latest novel, Ghosting (published by Myriad on 12th March), for literary, arts and music event Before Fools and Bunnies at Bankside Arts Lab on 31st March.
In a special Brighton Fringe Festival edition of popular Brighton literary night Bookish Supper Society, Myriad authors Emily Bullock and Jonathan Kemp will be in conversation with host Laura Lockington about their new novels, in the delightful setting of La Cave à Fromage in Hove.
To celebrate the publication of acclaimed novel Ghosting, famous London bookshop Gay’s the Word plays host to author Jonathan Kemp for a special event at New Bloomsbury Set. At this free event, Jonathan will be in conversation with fellow writer Kerry Hudson about his new novel, as well as discussing his previous books, London Triptych … Continue reading Jonathan Kemp in conversation with Kerry Hudson in association with Gay’s The Word
Jonathan Kemp will be at a panel event as part of Manchester’s S!CK Festival, discussing the way in which sex and sexuality is talked about in front of children.
Jonathan Kemp teaches literature at Birkbeck, University of London. Originally from the North, he has lived in London for twenty years. His first novel, *London Triptych*, was shortlisted for the inaugural Green Carnation Prize and won the Authors’ Club Best First Novel Award. His highly acclaimed collection of short stories, *Twentysix*, is a milestone of literary erotica in the tradition of Georges Bataille and Jean Genet.
Join us at Waterstones’ flagship store in London for this special literary salon where we’ll be discussing the joys of independent publishing and the range of Myriad’s creative development work, and introducing some of our brilliant authors: Elizabeth Haynes’ debut novel, Into the Darkest Corner, was published by Myriad in 2011 and became a word-of-mouth bestseller. Myriad also published her next … Continue reading Literary salon with Myriad authors at Waterstones Piccadilly
In 2015 we published a range of exciting and groundbreaking new fiction and graphics titles and were thrilled to see many of them recognised in end-of-the-year selections and round-ups across the press – in print and online.
Come and join us at The Cyclist in Brighton for an evening of wine tasting and an informal book club/author Q&A. This month we will be tasting Spanish wines and discussing Nina de la Mer‘s Layla. If you don’t have time to read the book in advance, this is an opportunity to ‘ask an author’ … Continue reading Read and Sip with special guest Nina de la Mer
One stage, twenty writers, three minutes each… Join us to hear some incredible voices from the vibrant Brighton literary scene on what it means to be human. Authors reading and presenting on the theme of being human include: David Bramwell, Nina de la Mer, Robert Dickinson, Hannah Eaton, Lizzie Enfield, Mick Jackson, Jonathan Kemp, Susannah … Continue reading On Being Human – Writers Respond to The Humans
Marking the first meeting of a new kind of book club, Hannah Vincent will read from and discuss her debut novel, Alarm Girl, at Read and Sip – an evening of informal wine tasting and book discussion at Brighton’s The Cyclist Refreshment Rooms. Steeped in the dry heat of a South African summer, Alarm Girl is … Continue reading Hannah Vincent at The Cyclist’s new Read and Sip Book Club, Brighton
When Grace Wellbeck thinks she sees the ghost of her first husband, she fears for her sanity and worries that she’s having another breakdown. Long-buried memories come back thick and fast: from the fairground thrills of 1950s Blackpool to the dark reality of a violent marriage. But the ghost turns out to be very real: a … Continue reading Ghosting
Our fiction list includes some of the most outstanding debuts of the past few years, from crime to literary fiction. We launched the career of Elizabeth Haynes, whose debut novel was Amazon’s Best Book of the Year 2011 and selected for TV Book Club 2012. Into the Darkest Corner has sold over a quarter of a million copies in … Continue reading Fiction
A nameless man graphically details his experiences as he cruises from parks to sex clubs in a relentless pursuit of pleasure and sexual gratification. Powerfully staging these anonymous encounters and describing each with luminous intensity, he continually tests the boundaries of sex, desire and the body until he is faced with the ultimate challenge: to … Continue reading Twentysix
Jack Rose begins his apprenticeship as a rent boy with Alfred Taylor in the 1890s, and finds a life of pleasure and excess leads him to new friendships — most notably with the soon-to-be infamous Oscar Wilde. A century later, David tells his own tale of unashamed decadence while waiting to be released from prison, … Continue reading London Triptych