As usual, please call the venue to check times and dates before you set out just in case I am kidnapped by enraged badgers, eager to promote their dangerous monochrome agenda.

Updated 3rd May 2023: Added Waterstone's Swansea


Swansea Comic and Gaming Convention
May 13-14 2023. Two day event. I'll be doing talks about books, writing, stuff like that. More information to follow. Swansea Comic and Gaming Convention

Jodiworld, Jodi Taylor's one-person conference.
June 2-4 2023 at the Doubletree Hilton in Coventry. I'll be there on the Saturday and have written a short story exclusively for the convention, as has Jodi - grab yourself a 1st edition Taylor/Fforde in the programme.. More info: Jodiworld Convention

Swansea Waterstones
14th June 2023 Swansea. Speaking event 6:00 - 9:00 PM Swansea Events

Bert's Books ++NOTE DATE CHANGE++
19th June 2023 Swindon. Speaking event 7:00 - 9:00 PM Bert's Books

Highworth Literature Festival
12th August 2023 Near Swindon. Speaking event More Info TBA



March 02031:   Asteroid belt and Saturn (technology permitting) More details TBA.
October 02042:   81-year-old Fforde talks to other members of old people's home: "I used to be a novelist, no really, I did. Is it lunchtime?" More details TBA.
July 02175:   Semi-lifelike cloned Ffordesque replicant to tour Gamma Quadrant in the Cygnus Cluster. More details TBA.
Setember 03431:   Much improved Fforde cloned back to life to face execution for sedition; all works consigned to erasure.
Janfebry 008910:   Last evidence of Fforde's books vanish forever with the removal of the 'Formerly Thursday Street' plaque from what is now W23-61 Rd in the conurbation known as EuroWest-79.
00012972:    Visiting archeologists from Thraal-7 discover incomplete copy of Well of Lost Plots from excavation in landfill. Deciphering takes seven hundred years and a further four hundred years of academic scrutiny before being accepted as historical fact.