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Writers in Oxford Spring events

16 February @ 18:00 - 19:30 GMT

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One event on 2 March 2022 at 17:00

One event on 5 March 2022 at 14:00

One event on 8 March 2022 at 17:30

One event on 9 March 2022 at 18:00

One event on 2 April 2022 at 10:00

One event on 25 April 2022 at 19:30

One event on 3 May 2022 at 19:30

One event on 11 May 2022 at 17:30

One event on 31 May 2022 at 19:30

Writers in Oxford are running a series of events this Spring.

Wednesday 30 March, 6-7.30pm
Reading in the Gallery
Carey Blyth Gallery, 8 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HT
Our third reading group session will discuss An Island, by Karen Jennings, a Booker longlist novel about a lighthouse keeper finding an asylum seeker washed up on his island. This session is now full, but if you’re interested in future meetings, register your interest with Brenda Stones.


Saturday 2 April, 10am-4pm
Oxford Indie Bookfair

Wesley Memorial Hall, New Inn Hall Street, OX1 2DH
A great place to meet friends, buy books and hear author talks! Free entry.

Monday 25 April 7.30pm
Osney Island memoir

Wadham Room, King’s Arms, Broad Street, OX1 3SP
Hear from Jill Hopper, an experienced journalist and author of The Mahogany Pod, her memoir of living on Osney Island and surviving the death of a close friend. She will be discussing with us how it took her 25 years to turn this episode of her life into her first book. To book a place, register with Brenda Stones.

Tuesday 3 May 7.30pm
Kate Clanchy
Upstairs at White House Tap Social, 38 Abingdon Road, OX1 4PD
We are honoured to welcome Kate Clanchy back to Writers in Oxford. She will be discussing her latest experiences of ‘public sensitivity’ to her writing, and how it has affected her position as an author and teacher. Please register a place with Brenda Stones.

Wednesday 11 May 5.30pm
Turning History into Story
Mawby Room, Kellogg College, 60-62 Banbury Road, OX2 6PN
Susan Sellers is professor of English Literature and Creative Writing at St Andrews University. Her first novel was Vanessa and Virginia, translated into sixteen languages and adapted for the stage. Her new novel Firebird, about the love story between Russian dancer Lydia Lopokova and the economist John Maynard Keynes, will be published in May 2022. Free to all to attend.

Tuesday 31 May 7.30pm
Writers in Oxford AGM
Upstairs at White House Tap Social, 38 Abingdon Road, OX1 4PD
Come and meet your fellow members and enjoy an evening of free drinks, Philip’s famous literary quiz and the usual Book Slam of your recently published writing. To book a place, register with Brenda Stones.

Get in touch with Brenda Stones any questions about Writers in Oxford.


16 February
18:00 - 19:30
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