Spoken Word and Literary Events

Myriad director Candida Lacey at New Historical Fiction Seminar Series

Tuesday October 21, 2014 17.30-19.30

Candida will be speaking at a seminar on 'Historical fiction today' alongside Michael (Cawood) Green, Professor of English and Creative Writing at Northumbria University. This is the first of the Open University's New Historical Fiction Seminar Series which is running throughout Autumn 2014. The series is convened by Sally O'Reilly, author of historical novel, Dark Aemilia, published by Myriad earlier this year.

Ian Williams at Sussex University: 'I've not been well': publicly sharing your medical history'

Thursday October 23, 2014 18.00-20.00

Ian Williams and Lisa Rodrigues will share the story behind their decisions to 'go public' as health care professionals dealing with mental health issues.

Nicola Streeten and Ian Williams at Transitions 5 – New Directions in Comics Studies

Saturday October 25, 2014

Nicola Streeten and Ian Williams will be at Transitions 5, a free one-day symposium promoting new research and multi-disciplinary academic study of comics/ comix/ manga/ bande dessinée and other forms of sequential art.

Woodrow Phoenix at Dundee Comics Day 2014

Sunday October 26, 2014 13.10, questions at 13.50

Woodrow Phoenix, author of Rumble Strip will be at this year's Dundee Comics Day which aims to explore the diversity of the comics medium, and its relationship with other media.

Lesley Thomson at The Bookish Supper Society

Wednesday October 29, 2014 19.00-21.30

Myriad author Lesley Thomson author of A Kind Of Vanishing will be at October's Bookish evening with Laura Lockington- a night of supper, wine and conversation.

Hannah Vincent at Kingston University

Wednesday October 29, 2014 18.30 doors, 19.00 start

Hannah Vincent, author of Alarm Girl, will be at Kingston University as part of their Weekly Reading and Lecture Series.

Nye Wright at Wynter Con

Friday October 31, 2014 - Sunday November 2, 2014

Graphic novelist Nye Wright, author of Things to do in a Retirement Home Trailer Park will be at the first Wynter Con in Eastbourne.

Comica Conversation: Supercrash Launch at Foyles

Monday November 3, 2014 18.30-20.00

Darryl Cunningham will be in conversation with Danny Dorling discussing his new graphic book Supercrash

Lizzie Enfield at Cafe Bookish

Thursday November 6, 2014 18.45-21.30

An evening with Lizzie Enfield and her fantastic new book - Living With It. The first Café Bookish event at Pelican on Portland

INSPIRE Workshops: How To Finish Your Novel And Get It Published

Saturday November 8, 2014 10.00-17.00

Lizzie Enfield, author of Living With It, is hosting this full day workshop where industry experts such as Myriad director Candida Lacey help make sure that your work-in-progress becomes a published book.

Communities of Experience? A Symposium on Autobiographical Comics by Jewish Women

Wednesday November 12, 2014 10.00-17.00

Sarah Lightman, artist and co-curator of touring exhibition Graphic Details, now showing at SpaceStation65, leads a symposium on Jewish women's autobiographical comics, with a presentation by Myriad's Creative Director, Corinne Pearlman.

Myriad Graphic Authors at Thought Bubble

Saturday November 15, 2014 - Sunday November 16, 2014

Darryl Cunningham, author of Science Tales and Supercrash and Nicola Streeten, author of Billy, Me & You will be at this year's Thought Bubble Festival in Leeds.

Nye Wright Hosts Conversation- Digital Comics: Evolution and Revolution

Wednesday November 19, 2014 19.00-20.30

Graphic novelist Nye Wright, author of Things to do in a Retirement Home Trailer Park will be hosting a conversation at the French Cultural Institute in association with the Comica Festival.

Hannah Vincent at Speaky Spokey

Friday November 28, 2014 19.30-22.00

Hannah Vincent, author of Alarm Girl will be at Speak Spokey at Latest Music Bar