Calendar of events & important dates:

25 Aug 2016: Edinburgh International Book Festival

I'm appearing at the Spiegeltent at 7 pm with Cecelia Ahern. Details and tickets here.


25 Aug 2016: Inverclyde Booked!

19th July 2016: Panel event Waterstones Chiswick, London

details TBC


12th July 2016: School events - Littlehampton Academy

10th July 2016: Bedford Litfest, at Waterstones in Bedford

I'll be appearing 12:30 to 1:30. Details are here.


7th July 2016: Redbridge Teen Book Awards, Ilford

Mind Games has been shortlisted, so I'll be there!


24th June 2016: Amazing Book Awards, East Sussex Schools

Mind Games has been shortlisted, so I'll be there!


14th June 2016: School events at King's School in Chester, followed by Cheshire Schools Book Quiz

20th May 2016: School event at Burntwood Academy, London

17th May 2016: presenting award to winner of Chorleywood Literary Festival Writing Competition

27 April 2016: Book signing and book group at Waterstones in Milton Keynes

I'll be chatting and signing books from 5 pm to 6 pm, and then meeting with the YA book group from 6 pm to 7 pm: all are welcome!


20 April 2016: West Park School, Derby

7 April 2016: Blackwell's Marquee at the Oxford Literary Festival

I'll be appearing from 3 to 4 pm to talk about Book of Lies, answer any questions and sign books. This is a free event and all are welcome.


2 April 2016: Waterstones, Birmingham

I'll be signing books from 12 noon. Details are here.


24 March 2016: Book of Lies is published in the UK

24 March 2016: Aylesbury High School, Buckinghamshire

23 March 2016: Icknield School, Oxfordshire

22 March 2016: Beaconsfield High School, Buckinghamshire

19 March 2016: Waterstones, Islington, London

Meet me at Islington Waterstones from 2 pm until 3:30! I'll do a reading and chat a bit at the beginning, and answer any questions. There'll be lots of lovely copies of Book of Lies there if you'd like a signed copy: this is the first public signing for Book of Lies.

Details are here.


18 March 2016: Royal Mason School, Rickmansworth

17 March 2016: Dame Alice Owen School, Potters Bar

16 March 2016: Saint Helens School, Northwood

10 March 2016: Pupil library assistant awards, London

9 March 2016: Wirral Paperback of the Year - author day, Liverpool

3 March 2016: Trent College, Nottingham

I'll be spending World Book Day with Trent College.


2 March 2016: Teen Fest Twitter Slot

Are there questions you've been dying to ask me? 

I'll be on Twitter for 20 minutes from 6:10 pm: fire away!


9 Feb 2016: Waterstones, Inverness, Scotland

I'll be chatting about books and answering questions; come along! At 4:30 pm. More details here.


10 Feb 2016: Culloden Academy, Inverness, Scotland

Culloden Academy Puppeteers made the winning trailer for Mind Games, so I'm going along to their school to do a bunch of events!


18 Feb 2016: Aylesbury Library, Buckinghamshire

I'll be speaking about my books, writing, being an author, and also answering questions. It's free; more details here. From 2:30 pm to 4 pm.


21 Jan 2016: Bishop's Stortford College

School events with several classes and a book group.


3 Dec 2015: Publication Date for Dangerous Games (ebook sequel to Mind Games)

21 Nov 2015: SCBWI Conference Mass Book Launch

7 Nov 2015: Book Fair, Copenhagen

24 Oct 2015: FantasyCon YA panel event, Nottingham

16-17 Oct 2015: Frankfurt Book Fair, Germany

10 Oct 2015: UKYA Extravaganza, Nottingham

27 August 2015: Edinburgh International Book Festival

18 July 2015: YALC panel event at Comic Con

17 March 2015: Salisbury School Book Award, Salisbury

Slated has been short listed, and I'll be there! At St Edmund's Girls' School

12 March 2015: Pupil Library Assistant of the Year Award, London

10 March 2015: James Allen's Girls' School, Dulwich

3 March 2015: public signing, Waterstones High St Birmingham

From 5 to 7 pm

2 - 6 March 2015: Mind Games Publicity Tour

I'll be here, there, and everywhere: more details coming soon.

28 Feb 2015: Public Book signing, at Blackwell's, Oxford

I'll be in Oxford signing books, a sneaky few days before Mind Games comes out. From 1 pm.


6 Nov 2014: 10th Annual TD Canadian Children's Literature Awards Celebration, Toronto, Canada

Slated is a finalist for the Monica Hughes Book Award for Science Fiction and Fantasy, one of a number of awards given at this gala event. Can't wait!


10 - 11 Oct 2014: Frankfurt Book Fair, Germany

I'll be signing books at the Coppenrath stand at 12 noon on Saturday 11 October


5 Oct 2014: Banbury Literary Live

Details coming soon


16 Sept 2014: Stirling off the Page Festival, Scotland

Details coming soon


14 - 18 August 2014: Loncon3, the 2014 World Science Fiction Convention

I'll be appearing - details tbc.


14 July 2014: School event - Weston Favell Academy

11 July 2014: MC at ABA book awards

Last year, Slated won the Amazing Book Awards, Sussex Coast Schools. I had such a good time that this year I'm going back - to MC the awards ceremony! Details here.


9 July 2014: Beaconsfield High School

I'm the guest judge of a year 7 hat competition for and Teenage Cancer Trust. And speaking to year 7, too!


8 July 2014: School event, Brentwood Ursuline High School, London

28 June 2014: BeaconLit 2014

I'm appearing on a panel with Caroline Green and Hilary Freeman at a school in Invinghoe, Bucks, from 1:40 pm. More details here.


20 June 2014: SLA event, Manchester

I'll be speaking to librarians at the SLA conference


10 June 2014: Rotherham Book Awards

Fractured has been short listed, and I'll be there! More details, here.


2 June 2014: Shattered - as Vernichtet - is out in Germany!

9 - 12 May 2014: SCBWI writing retreat, Sussex

1 May 2014: Shattered published in the US and Canada

25 April: Chipping Norton Literary Festival

5 April 2014: Cambridge Word Fest!

Teen thrillers: the allure of Mystery! a joint event with Sharon Jones. 5 p.m. Tickets and more info available here.

26 - 29 March 2014: Paris here I come!

27 March: events at British School of Paris

29 March: book signing at WHSmiths in Paris, 3- 5 p.m.


12 March 2014: School event, The King's School in Macclesfield

11 March: Concorde Book Award

Slated has been shortlisted, and I'll be there!


6 March 2014: Shattered published in the UK

3 - 7 March 2014: Shattered publicity tour, UK

3 March: Ridgeway School, Swindon

              Henbury School, Bristol

4 March: Stourport High School, Stourport

              Woodrush School, Wythall

5 March: Clitheroe Royal Grammar School

               Lancaster Girls Grammar School

6 March: Morpeth School, London

              Sir John Cass School, London

7 March: Thomas Deacon Academy, Peterborough

              St Mary's School, Cambridge


29 Jan 2014: Author talk, Q&A, signing at Waterstones Livingston, Scotland

Time: 6:30 - 7:30.

I'll also be signing stock for various Edinburgh Waterstones branches the next morning - more details soon!


29 Jan 2014: Falkirk RED Book Awards

Slated has been shortlisted, and I'll be there!


28 Jan 2014: School event - Charles Thorp, Newcastle


6 Dec 2013: Kids' Lit Quiz Final, Wimbledon!

5 Dec 2013: Waterstones Piccadilly Christmas Evening

There will authors, mince pies, and mulled wine: what's not to like? Come along! From 6:30 p.m.


30 Nov 2013: Aylesbury Library Literary Day

Details are here; I'm on at 12:10.


23 - 24 Nov 2013: SCBWI Conference, Winchester

I'll be attending the 2013 SCBWI conference, and Fractured is part of the Mass Book Launch! I'm also appearing on a state of the nation panel, It's a Mad World (love the title). Details are here.


14 Nov 2013: School event, Dr Challoner's High School, Bucks

6 Nov 2013: Children's Book Day, Bedfordshire

19 Oct 2013: Thame Arts and Literature Festival

Fractured Futures: a joint event with CJ Daughtery! Details are here.


16 Oct 2013: Bishop Luffa School Book Award

Slated won the Bishop Luffa School Book Award: I'll be there to give a talk & collect the award! Nice.


1 Oct 2013: Manchester Booktrust event for Librarians

26 Sept 2013: Fractured Published in US and Canada

Canada's date is just a few days later, 1st Oct 2013!


23 Sept 2013: 300 Word Challenge - Archway With Words, London

The 300 word challenge lets 12 - 16 year olds send writing in for comments for a panel of writers, including me! More details are here:


29 August 2013: Slated out in Paperback in the US and Canada

21 August 2013: Edinburgh International Book Festival

Panel event, 21 Aug at 6 pm: Deconstruct Dystopia, with me, Claire Merle and Julie Bertagna! Tickets can be booked here.


We're also doing a school's programme event earlier the same day. Details are on p. 15 of the schools programme, here.


20 August 2013: Teen Titles Celebration, Edinburgh

This event is for Teen Titles, a book review magazine written by teenagers for teenagers.


5 July 2013: Amazing Book Awards Presentation Night, Brighton

Slated is shortlisted! Details on the book award are here.


26 June 2013: Rotherham Book Awards

Slated is shortlisted in the teen reads category. More details here.


21 - 22 June 2013: Preston, for Lancashire Book of the Year events

Slated was shortlisted, and while it reached the top 3 it didn't win. But they've invited me to the events & I'll be there! More details here.


15 June 2013: Slated published in Germany

In translation - title: Gelöscht


13 June 2013: Chiltern Writers Talk

I'll be speaking about writing for young adults. Details are here.


11 June 2013: Portsmouth Book Award

Slated won, and I was there! Details here.


4 - 6 June 2013: Angus Book Award

Slated is shortlisted for the Angus Book Award: I'll be there to do some school events and for the awards ceremony. More details here.


31 May 2013: Hay Festival

I'm appearing at the Hay Festival with fellow Demention bloggers Julie Bertagna and Claire Merle on 31st May at 5:30 p.m. More info and tickets are available here.


25 May 2013: Book Signing at Aylesbury Waterstones!

I'll be there from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Details are here.


23 May 2013: Leeds Book Award party

Slated is on the shortlist of the Leeds Book Award in the 14 - 16 category, and I'll be there!


2 May 2013: Berkhamsted Girls School

I'll be speaking at the 125 year celebration senior girl's tea.


Week of 22 April 2013: UK publicity tour for Fractured

  • Leeds: Allerton Grange School & Benton Park School
  • Preston: Broughton Business and Enterprise College
  • Blackpool: St George's School, on St George's Day!
  • Norwich: Langley School, and Hethersett High School
  • Waterstones Norwich Castle St - 25th April, 5 - 6 p.m.: Talk, Tea, & Cake with Teen Author Teri Terry! you can book here.


20 April 2013: first public signing for Fractured - at Heffers bookshop in Cambridge!

I'll be there from noon - to say hello and read a little of Fractured - then signing books until 2 (or longer if there is demand). Hope to see you there!


20 April 2013: Slated published in Brazil

In translation - title: Reiniciados


4 April 2013: Fractured publication date in UK

7 March 2013: World Book Day at Wootton Upper School and Arts College

1 - 3 Feb 2013: SCBWI Winter Conference, New York

2 Feb 2013: Author panel event at Books of Wonder, New York

I'll be there along with Jodi Meadows, Brodi Ashton, and Cynthia Hand, from 12 - 2 p.m.


24 Jan 2013: Slated Launches in US and Canada

18 Jan 2013: North East Teen Book Award party, Newcastle

Slated is short listed in the North East Teen Book Award, and I'll be there! At the Centre for Life in Newcastle.


29 Nov 2012: Do you remember the first time? Anobii first book award, Edinburgh

More information and tickets available here.


24 - 25 Nov 2012: SCBWI Conference and Mass Book Launch, Winchester

8 Nov 2012: School visits in Cambridgeshire

Linton Village College

Stephen Perse Foundation

Organized by the fab Children's at Heffers bookshop in Cambridge.


7 Nov 2012: Homerton College, Cambridge University

More information can be found on the University of Cambridge website, here.


6 Nov 2012: SCBWI Debut authors panel, London

22 August 2012: Edinburgh Book Festival

I was invited to appear in two events at this year's Edinburgh Book Festival: one in the schools programme with Sara Grant on dystopian fiction, and the other in the main programme with fellow YA writers Anne Cassidy and Susanne Winnacker. More here.


21 July 2012: Waterstones, Aylesbury

A book signing, with a difference! Find out more in the Buck's Herald here, and in my blog here.


3 May 2012: Slated book launch - Waterstones Islington

As blogged on Notes from the Slushpile, here, and Demention, here.