What's On

Stay up to date with what’s happening in the world of Walker books. Here you can catch up on the latest news, find out when and where you can meet our authors and artists, or get the inside story in our blog.


24/03/2012

  • A Monster Calls - Patrick Ness
  • Event name:Patrick Ness at Oxford Literary Festival
  • About this event: Four award-winning authors of young-adult fiction discuss how writers tackle some of the life and death issues when writing for the young. Patrick Ness is author of the Chaos Walking trilogy, which explores love and war, truth and betrayal. He won the 2011 Carnegie medal for Monsters of Men and is also author of A Monster Calls, a story of love and death completed from an idea left by the late Siobhan Dowd. This event is sponsored by Critchleys.
  • Date/Time:24/03/2012
  • Location: Oxford Literary Festival
  • Ticketed: Yes
  • Ticketing details: Tickets £5 For more information, please visit: http://oxfordliteraryfestival.org/events/detail/life-death-and-other-grown-up-subjects

20/08/2011

  • A Monster Calls - Patrick Ness
  • Event name:Patrick Ness at Edinburgh Book Festival
  • About this event: Patrick discusses his new novel, and the challenges of completing Siobhan Dowd's last work with Julia Eccleshare, Children's Books Editor for The Guardian. You can buy tickets here: http://www.edbookfest.co.uk/the-festival/whats-on/a-monster-calls-with-patrick-ness
  • Date/Time:20/08/2011
  • Age range:12-15
  • Location: RBS Corner Theatre, Edinburgh Book Festival
  • Ticketed: Yes
  • Ticketing details: £4.50

28/05/2011

  • A Monster Calls - Patrick Ness
  • Event name:Patrick Ness at Hay
  • About this event: Patrick Ness joins David Almond to talk about their new novels in a talk chaired by Jonathan Douglas.
  • Date/Time:28/05/2011
  • Age range:12+
  • Location: Elmley Foundation Theatre, Hay Festival
  • Ticketed: Yes
  • Ticketing details: Tickets are £4.00. Find out more at http://www.hayfestival.com/p-3142-david-almond-patrick-ness.aspx