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 6th Mar 2024: 2025 Boskone Added


6th Feb: Red Side Story, the sequel to Shades of Grey. (UK)

The Link Tree for orders can be found HERE.

May 4th - 5th: Fforde Ffiesta XII
The bi-yearly festival dedicated to my writing. Lots of silly fun. Watch my head inflate. Website: Fforde Ffiesta

May 7th: Red Side Story
Published USA/CAN

Tour Details:

May 8 @ 6:30pm
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library
New York, NY

May 9 @ 7:00pm
Georgia Center for the Book
Decatur, GA Georgia Center for the Book

May 10 @ 5:30pm
Flyleaf Books
Chapel Hill, NC Flyleaf Books

May 11 @ 11:00am
McIntyre's Books
Pittsboro, NC McIntyre's Books

May 24th: Hay Festival appearance
Event 23: 7PM, Meadow Stage. Tickets

July 14th: Newark Book Festival
Newark-on-Trent, over near Lincoln. Venue: Newark Town Hall Ballroom, 02:45-03:45 Website: Newark Book Festival

Aug 16th-19th: Erasmuscon.
First Dutch Eurocon, Rotterdam. Website: erasmuscon

Sept 24th: Carterton Library Event
Carterton, Oxfordshire, 18:00 hrs. Support our libraries!
More details TBA.

Oct 19th: East Riding Festival of words
Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire. Support our libraries!
More details TBA. Website


Feb 14-16 2025: Boskone 62
GOH at the New England Science Fiction Associations annual conference, Boston, MA. Great Honour. Website: Boskone


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.