The award-winning New Zealand poet reads at Birkbeck on 17 June.
Science fiction at the British Library, celebrations of James Joyce, a new children's Laureate, 'depraved' teens books and an escape into film
The Arvon Foundation presents 'Urban Arvon' - an exciting set of creative writing courses held over three days at Birkbeck's Gordon Square site in central London.
The Guardian will be introducing a series of masterclasses on writing, music, photography, film and much more. They have also teamed up with the University of East Anglia to present a unique opportunity for serious writers.
Nobel laureates going mad, Philp Roth drinking vodka and... what happens in Playboy Mansion, stays in Playboy Mansion!
Magazine writing tips, exploding minds of the romantic female, books that you can actually touch, BBC booktalk and a writers cafe.
From overnight successes, animals farms and bookshelf aestheticism, to Austen, auctions and motivations
A bag of books, competitions, reviews, literary events... and Philip Roth