Delighted to see the wonderful cover designs for editions of Vertigo in the UK (sea) and Ireland (hair). They will be published in March 2016 by And Other Stories (UK), and Tramp Press (Ireland), both publishers I admire hugely, and am very proud to work with.
I'm excited to be talking to artist and writer Maria Fusco about her extraordinary ArtAngel sound installation, Master Rock, in the Anatomy Lecture Theatre of King's College, London on 5th February. More about Master Rock here. Tickets are available here.
"There was a time in my life when I lived in hotels. Around this time, the time I did not spend in hotels was time I did not live. During this other time I haunted a marriage I was soon to leave. There’s no place like home and, as home seemed hardly to qualify as a place any more, I began to look for something elsewhere..." Joanna Walsh - Hotel
"Each new journey is a mourning for what has been left behind. The wanderer sometimes tries to recreate what has been left behind, in a new place. This always fails." Deborah Levy - Swallowing Geography
I'm delighted to say that I'll be reading from, and talking about Hotel with Deborah Levy at The Freud Museum on Tuesday 8th December, at 7pm.
Please come, if you can. Details of tickets etc are here, and here.
I'll be reading from the work of Dubravka Ugrešićfor the launch of Music and Literature Magazine's issue 6, and talking about Uses of Nostalgia in a State of National Emergencyat the British Centre for Literary Translation on Saturday 21st November, details here.
I'm very happy to be reading from Hotel, and talking with one of my favourite writers, Claire-Louise Bennett, the author of Pond, about her book, and mine, at the LRB Bookshop on Tuesday 17th November.