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Red Birds by Mohammed Hanif

Red Birds by Mohammed Hanif

12 Oct 18
Dubbed 'Pakistan's brightest voice', bestselling prize-winning author Mohammed Hannif (A Case of Exploding Mangoes and Our Lady of Alice Bhatti), discusses his highly anticipated new book...
This is Not a Safe Space by Jackie Hagan

This is Not a Safe Space by Jackie Hagan

12 Oct 18
Benefit cuts are hitting disabled people the hardest. Half of people in poverty are disabled or live with a disabled person. The future looks grim, so how can we get people to sit up, listen and care...
Workshop: Writing History with Kai Aareleid

Workshop: Writing History with Kai Aareleid

13 Oct 18
Led by award-winning Estonian prose writer, poet and literary translator Kai Aareleid, this workshop will explore the conceptual challenges of writing and presenting contemporary history in a credible...
Young Writers' Workshop: Once Upon a Time in Birmingham (Women Who Dared to Dream)

Young Writers' Workshop: Once Upon a Time in Birmingham (Women Who Dared to Dream)

13 Oct 18
Aimed at 11 to 16-year olds, this fun creative writing workshop is inspired by a new book celebrating thirty fantastic women who've achieved amazing things, often against the odds...
The Inking Woman: Celebrating 250 years of Women Cartoonists

The Inking Woman: Celebrating 250 years of Women Cartoonists

13 Oct 18
The Inking Woman is a ground-breaking collection that celebrates the work and talent of over 150 women cartoonists and comic artists in Britain, from the eighteenth century to the present day...
Writing session: Who Are We Now? with Dr Katy Massey

Writing session: Who Are We Now? with Dr Katy Massey

13 Oct 18
Life-writing post-Brexit and beyond...
Book launch: Once Upon A Time in Birmingham

Book launch: Once Upon A Time in Birmingham

13 Oct 18
Stories of thirty remarkable women who either lived, worked or achieved in Birmingham, are captured for this first time in a beautiful, illustrated book aimed at inspiring the city's next...
Poetry for Peace with Menna Elfyn, Pascale Petit and Ian Duhig

Poetry for Peace with Menna Elfyn, Pascale Petit and Ian Duhig

13 Oct 18
Wilfred Owen died exactly a week before the end of the First World War. His renowned poems documented the horrors of war, and he never actually lived to see the end of that bloody conflict, or the...
The Perseverance by Raymond Antrobus

The Perseverance by Raymond Antrobus

13 Oct 18
The Perseverance is the remarkable debut book by British-Jamaican poet Raymond Antrobus...
An Evening with Alexei Sayle, the Godfather of alternative comedy

An Evening with Alexei Sayle, the Godfather of alternative comedy

13 Oct 18
One of the UK's most enduring comedians, Alexei Sayle was an integral part of the Alternative Comedy movement of the early 80s that took the art form to new edgy and controversial levels. Alexei...
Nigel Slater and Ravinder Bhogal

Nigel Slater and Ravinder Bhogal

14 Oct 18
Join cooks and writers Nigel Slater and Ravinder Bhogal as they discuss their love of food and their passion for writing...
Middle England by Jonathan Coe

Middle England by Jonathan Coe

14 Oct 18
The novel for our bewildered times...
Behold, America with Sarah Churchwell

Behold, America with Sarah Churchwell

14 Oct 18
A History of America First and the American Dream...
A Ladder to the Sky by John Boyne

A Ladder to the Sky by John Boyne

14 Oct 18
One of Ireland's finest contemporary writers, John Boyne, is the author of ten books for adults, as well as five for younger readers and a highly acclaimed short story collection...
Masterclass: Writing a Novel with Richard Skinner

Masterclass: Writing a Novel with Richard Skinner

14 Oct 18
A novel is a relationship, a place outside of time where both reader and writer are challenged and validated, stretched and rewarded...
salt.

salt.

15 Oct 18 - 16 Oct 18
In 2016, two artists got on a cargo ship, and retraced one of the routes of the Transatlantic Slave Triangle - from the UK to Ghana to Jamaica, and back. Their memories, their questions and their...
My Darling Clementine

My Darling Clementine

17 Oct 18
Michael Weston King and Lou Dalgleish return to The REP in support of their incredible new album Still Testifying, described by Uncut magazine as "where gospel, country and...
STUFF

STUFF

17 Oct 18 - 20 Oct 18
A woman finds herself trapped between the companionship of objects and the tyranny of 'stuff' as her home fills with the orphan junk of a society drunk on consumption. As the walls build...
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