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Crime and thriller writing masters degree course at the university of Cambridge

From January 2020, Sophie will be launching and acting as the main tutor on the new Crime and Thriller writing Masters Degree course at the University of Cambridge  |  MORE

March 2020

Dream Author Retreat

Thursday 5th March – Sunday 8th March  |  Dream Author members only retreat  |  Hewenden Mill Cottages

Dream Author Retreat

Thursday 26th March – Sunday 29th March  |  Dream Author members only retreat  |  Hewenden Mill Cottages

Kings Lynn Literature Festival

Saturday 14th March, 3pm

Aye Write Festival, Glasgow

Sunday 29th March, 8pm  |  Event with BA Paris


Literary Lunch for Friends of Alfie Martin

Friday 20th  March – 6pm |  Harrogate Majestic  |  Tickets


Tuesday 31st  March – 6pm |  Cambridge Central Library, Lion’s Yard

April 2020

Cambridge Writers 

Tuesday 7th April, 7.30pm  |  Speaking at the Hartington Grove Meeting House

key note ‘dream author’ talk and panel –  Self publishing conference

Saturday 25th April  |  Stamford Court, Leicester.

Cambridge Literary Festival

Friday 17th  April – crime panel with Gytha Lodge and Christobel Kent

Colorado writers’ conference

30th April – 2nd May  |  Keynote speech and Dream Author workshop  |  VISIT

Work Experience musical 

Thursday 23rd & Friday 24th  April – a musical locked room mystery!   |  Sophie’s musical will be performed at St Michael’s Catholic High School, near Watford.

May 2020

savvy writers festival

Saturday 9th May  | One Alfred Place, London  |  Tickets

fowey festival

Monday 10th & Tuesday 11th May  |  Tickets

stratford festival

Saturday 16th May  |  11am: Dream Author Workshp  |  2pm: Panel with Richard Layard, talking about Sophie’s new self-help book Happiness: a mystery, & 66 attempts to solve it

June 2020

Emma Bridgewater Festival

Friday 5th June, 2pm  |  How to Hold a Grudge event  |  Stoke on Trent

Kett’s bookshop, norfolk

Saturday 23rd June  |  7pm

devizes festival

Saturday 6th June  |  VISIT

happiness: a mystery: book launch

Thursday  18th June  | Launch event at the Wellcome Trust, Euston Road, London

july 2020

Newark Palace Theatre

Saturday 11th July  |  Time tbc

MS LExicon: Dream Author Masterclass

Sunday 12th July  |  Time tbc

august 2020

Edinburgh book festival

28th-30th August  |  Dates tbc

september 2020

chesterfield library

Thursday 3rd September  | The Killings at Kingfisher Hill evening event

isle of man literary festival

Saturday 26th – Monday 28th September

Woodbridge emporium

Sunday 6th September, 2pm  |  The Killings at Kingfisher Hill evening event

Agatha Christie festival

Friday 18th September  |  3-4pm, Torre Abbey, Torquay

Sophie will be talking about her new Poirot novel, The Killings at Kingfisher Hill

october 2020

crickhowell literary festival

Saturday 3rd October

november 2020


Saturday 14th November   |  Tickets

AGatha christie themed reading retreat

Wednesday 18th November  |  Visiting speaker  |  Thorpeness, Suffolk  |  Tickets

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