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Cheltenham Literature Festival

13th October


North Cornwall Book Festival

28th September, 11.30am. Tickets here.


Edinburgh International Literature Festival

23rd August, 8.45pm. Tickets here.


Curious Fox

8th June, 8pm. Free entry. Info here


die NaTo

7th June, 7pm. Tickets here.


300,000 Kisses

Charleston House Festival

25th May, 5.30pm. Tickets here.


International Literature Festival

23rd May. Tickets here.


Verve Poetry Festival

23rd February, 7pm. Tickets here.


Rapture's Road

Oxford Poetry Society

22nd February, 5pm. Tickets here.


Classics Now

with Fiona Benson

National Concert Hall

3rd February, 3pm. Tickets here.


Rapture's Road

The Common Press Bookshop

18th January. Tickets here.


Rapture's Road

Pembroke College

17th January. SOLD OUT


Rapture's Road launch

with Sarah Perry

London Review Bookshop

16th January, 7pm. SOLD OUT


Rapture's Road launch

Hodges Figgis

11th January, 6pm. Info here.



Outburst Queer Arts Festival

13th November, 7.30pm. Tickets here.


No.9, Cork Street


3rd November. Tickets here.


300,000 Kisses

26th October, 6pm. Tickets here.


300,000 Kisses

Launch: Books Upstairs

17th October, 6pm.

Cheltenham Literature Festival

300,000 Kisses (12th October, 7pm. Tickets here.

All Down Darkness Wide (13th October, 2pm). Tickets here.


All Down Darkness Wide

with Erwin Mortier

Museum Guislain

29th September. Tickets here.


Write by the Sea

All Down Darkness Wide

24th September, 11.30am. Tickets here.

Edinburgh International Book Festival

All Down Darkness Wide

19th August, 7pm. Tickets here.


Yeats Summer School

Poetry reading

2nd August.


Listowel Writers Week

with Alice Kinsella

2nd June. Tickets here.


All Down Darkness Wide

Maynooth Arts and Minds Festival

6th May, 2pm. Tickets here.

Athens, GA (USA)

with Louise Kennedy and Martin Doyle

Morton Theatre, Athens

26th April, 7pm. Tickets here.


with Manchán Magan and Amanda Thomson

Cúirt International Literature Festival

21st April. Tickets here.

Worcester, MA (USA)

All Down Darkness Wide

College of the Holy Cross

29th March

St. Andrews

Poetry reading

Stanza Poetry Festival

Online event. 12th March. Info here.


Tongues of Fire and New Poems

Université Sorbonne Nouvelle

9th March


All Down Darkness Wide

Waterstones, Liverpool One

7th March. Tickets here.


Matt Simpson Memorial Poetry Reading

Liverpool Hope University

6th March.


All Down Darkness Wide

Limerick Literature Festival

25th February, 2.30pm. Tickets here.


All Down Darkness Wide

Museum of Literature Ireland

25th January 6.30pm. Tickets here.



All Down Darkness Wide

Charles University

14th December. Tickets here.

New York City

Irish Arts Center

PoetryFest 2022

3rd December. Tickets here.


All Down Darkness Wide

Dingle Literary Festival

19th November, 4.30pm. Tickets here.


All Down Darkness Wide

Dublin Book Festival

13th November, 3.30pm. Tickets here.


All Down Darkness Wide

in conversation with Niamh Campbell

Chapters Bookshop

9th November. Free to attend. Book here.


Push the Boat Out

"Through Forests and Folklore"

an hour of music, story and poetry, with Amy Jeffs

5th November, 7pm. Tickets here.


Push the Boat Out

"Memoirs of the Moment"

5th November, 3.30pm. Tickets here.

Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice

Georgetown University, Washington D.C.

4th October, 7pm. Info here.

All Down Darkness Wide

The Poly, Falmouth

13th August, 7.30pm. Tickets here.

All Down Darkness Wide

The Edge of the World Bookshop, Penzance

12th August, 7.30pm. Tickets here.

All Down Darkness Wide

St. Endellion Hall, Cornwall

11th August, 7.30pm. Tickets here.

All Down Darkness Wide

Yeats International Summer School

Sligo, Co. Sligo

2nd August, 8pm. 

All Together Now

Curraghmore Estate, Co. Waterford

29th July. Tickets here.

All Down Darkness Wide: Launch

Gutter Bookshop, Temple Bar, Dublin

21st July, 6.30pm.

Penguin Pride 

Above the Stag, London

20th July, 7pm. Tickets here.

All Down Darkness Wide

Book Culture, New York City

19th July. Online. Info here.

All Down Darkness Wide: Launch

London Review Bookshop

14th July, 7pm. Tickets here.

West Cork Literary Festival

Seán Hewitt & Cristín Leach

10th July, 5pm. Tickets here.

Body & Soul

Ballinlough Castle, Co. Westmeath

18th June, 12pm.

Irish Museum of Modern Art

21st May, 2pm

University of Limerick Creative Writing Festival

with Chiamaka Enyi-Amadi and Rachael Hegarty

20th May, 5.45pm. Tickets here.

Balliol College, Oxford

Balliol Literary Society

16th May, 4pm

Out-Spoken, London

with Yomi Sode, Hannah Lowe & Martha Sprackland

21st April, 7.45pm. Tickets here.


Poetry Masterclass: Seeing Nature Slant

14th April 2022, 11am. Tickets here.

Cúirt International Literature Festival

with Pádraig Regan and Gail McConnell

10th April, 5.30pm. Tickets here.

Portal, for Derek Jarman

Manchester Art Gallery

3rd April, 2pm. Tickets here.

Friends of the Earth

"Speaking the Predicament": Reading and Discussion

Online, 21st February 2022, 6pm. Register here.

(No) Holding Back

Poetry workshop

bath magg, 14th January, 7pm

bath magg launch

11th January 2022, 7pm

Ginkgo Prize 

online workshop

1st December, 6.45pm.

Homerton College, Cambridge

8th November, 7.30pm. Info here.

Poetry in Aldeburgh

with Victoria Kennefick, Aoife Lyall and Róisín Kelly

7th November, 7pm. Tickets here.

Milton Keynes Literature Festival

Queer Natures workshop

3rd November, 7pm. Tickets here.

Push the Boat Out, Edinburgh

with Cynthia Miller

16th October, 3pm. Tickets here.

Red Line Book Festival

Poetry Awards Night, hosted by Seán Hewitt

13th October, 7pm. Civic Theatre. Tickets here.

Cheltenham Literature Festival

with Nidhi Zak and Aoife Lyall

12th October, 1.30pm. Tickets here.

Red Line Book Festival

in conversation with Andrew McMillan

11th October, 7.30pm. Tickets here.

The Laurel Prize readings

Yorkshire Sculpture Park

8th October. Info here.

Seoul International Writers' Festival

8th October-24th October. Info here.

An Evening with Seán Hewitt

National Library of Ireland

14th September, 7pm. Free tickets here.

Irish Queer Archive, National Library of Ireland

Poetry Writing Workshop

20th August, 3pm. Sign up here.

Irish Queer Archive, National Library of Ireland

Reading and Discussion

3rd August, 7pm. Free tickets here.

What We Read Now

with Sarah Westcott and Pratyusha

12th July, 7pm. Free tickets here.

West Cork Literary Festival

with Nidhi Zak / Aria Eipe

11th July. Tickets here.

An Evening of Poetry with Candlestick Press

The Leeds Library

6th July, 7.30pm. Free tickets here.

Ledbury Poetry Festival

with John Challis

4th July, 4pm. Tickets here.

Critical Poetics Summer School

Nottingham Trent University.

"Queering Care", poetry workshop, 2nd July, 1-5pm. Info here.

Interview with Maggie Nelson, 2nd July, 7pm. Info here.

Carlow University, Pittsburgh, PA

MFA Creative Writing Guest Reader

16th June 2021.

Desperate Literature, Madrid

with Romeo Oriogun and Martha Sprackland

16th May, 8pm (Madrid Time). Info here.

Cork International Poetry Festival

15th May 2021, 9pm. Tickets here.

Jane Martin Poetry Prize

13th May, 6.45pm. Tickets here.

Poetry / Poetics Reading Series

Maynooth University 

6th May 2021. Tickets here.

Poets & Players Prize readings

3rd May, 7pm. Tickets here.

West Cork Poetry Festival

29th April, 2021.

Cúirt Literature Festival

Writing through the Queer Archive

24th April, 2pm. Tickets here.

One Dublin One Book

Poetry at the Lexicon, with Richard Scott & Bebe Ashley

19th April, 7pm. Free tickets here.

Cardiff Seren Poetry Festival

15th April 2021, 7pm.

An Evening with Kostya Tsolakis, Mícheál McCann & Seán Hewitt

1st April 2021, 7pm. Free tickets here.

Wordsworth Trust

24th March 2021. 7.30pm. Tickets here.

Irish Repertory Theatre, New York City

22nd March, 7pm (EST), 11pm (GMT). Info here.

St. Patrick's Symposium

Market Place Theatre, Armagh

15th March 2021. 11am. Book here.

University College Cork

17th February 2021. 6pm. Free tickets here.

St. Paul's Girls' School, London.

3rd February 2021.

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