Spoken Word and Literary Events

Hannah Vincent at Drink Shop Do

Tuesday August 12, 2014 Doors open at 7pm, first readings from 8pm.

Hannah Vincent will be performing at Speakeasy, an evening of spontaneous short story writing on a theme chosen by the audience. Hannah will also be reading from her debut literary novel, Alarm Girl.

The Black Project at Comics Gosh!p

Wednesday August 13, 2014 7pm onwards

First Graphic Novel Competition 2012 winner Gareth Brookes will be appearing at Gosh! Comics's monthly reading group, Comics Gosh!p, to discuss his darkly funny and beautifully crafted graphic novel, The Black Project.

Liam Murray Bell at Edinburgh International Book Festival

Wednesday August 13, 2014 9-11pm

Liam Murray Bell, author of So It Is and The Busker, will be performing at Jura Unbound as part of the Edinburgh International Book Festival.

Myriad Graphic Authors at the British Library Comica Festival

Saturday August 16, 2014 11-5pm

Myriad graphics authors Gareth Brookes, Darryl Cunningham and Ian Williams will be joined by First Graphic Novel Competition winner Jade Sarson and judge Hannah Berry in a display of bespoke comics, zines, prints and graphic novels at the unique comic marketplace at the British Library.

Natasha Soobramanien at Edinburgh International Book Festival

Monday August 18, 2014 2pm

Natasha Soobramanien, author of Genie and Paul, will be taking part in a panel discussion on the work of Roberto Bolano and his influences on her own writing.

Tyler Keevil at Penfro Book Festival

Friday September 12, 2014 - Sunday September 14, 2014 10.30-11.15am

Author of The Drive, Tyler Keevil will be in conversation with fellow author Cynan Jones at Penfro Book Festival.

Graphic Storytelling Workshop at Charleston's Small Wonder Festival

Saturday September 27, 2014 - Sunday September 28, 2014 10am-4pm

Nye Wright, author of graphic memoir, Things to do in a Retirement Home Trailer Park When You're 29 and Unemployed will be leading this workshop on the art of Graphic Storytelling at short story festival, Small Wonder, Charleston.

Sally O'Reilly at Shoreham Wordfest

Saturday October 11, 2014 3-4.30pm

Sally O'Reilly will be appearing at Shoreham Wordfest to discuss the inspirations behind her historical novel, Dark Aemilia.

Lakes International Comic Arts Festival - Cunningham, Phoenix and Streeten

Friday October 17, 2014 - Sunday October 19, 2014 Teller of Tales: Darryl Cunningham Sunday 14:15 - 15:15

Now in its second glorious year, the Kendal festival welcomes Myriad authors Darryl Cunningham, Nicola Streeten and Woodrow Phoenix among a stellar array of guests.

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

Wednesday November 12, 2014

Sarah Lightman, artist and co-curator of touring exhibition Graphic Details, will be leading this symposium on Jewish women's autobiographical comics, alongside Myriad's own Creative Director, Corinne Pearlman.