For obvious reasons, I don’t have any flesh-and-blood public events planned in the near future. But I do have one or two online appearances in my calendar, so I am rather pointlessly listing them instead.

Also, I am very tentatively listing one real-life event for the autumn. But let’s all try and get through the spring and summer safely first…

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12 October 2020

“Nezlomná” published as audiobook

The Czech translation of “Unbreakable” is now available as an audiobook from Audiotéka. (English audio rights still available…)

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17 November 2020

Virtual Lata Brandisová talk

6pm (GMT; 12 noon CDT): Virtual talk for the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, about Lata Brandisová and Unbreakable. Also includes a virtual book signing…

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1 December 2020

“Feet in the Clouds” – the audiobook

Sixteen years after my book about fell-running was first published, Audible are due to be bringing out their audio version. Narrated by the author (below), it could be a perfect eco-friendly Christmas present for anyone in need of motivation and adventure…

If I’d known I would end up having to read it all out loud, I’d have made it shorter and used fewer
hard-to-pronounce place-names

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21 January 2021

US paperback of “Unbreakable” published

Pegasus Books’ very handsome paperback edition
costs $16.95

Pegasus’s paperback is nearly 100g lighter than their hardback and more than $7 cheaper – but story of Lata Brandisová remains as strange and thrilling as ever. Pre-order here.

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November 2021 (tbc)

Running & writing weekend, Dartmoor

Originally scheduled for November 2020, this popular weekend retreat/workshop for runners interested in writing and writers interested in running has been provisionally postponed to November 2021 on account of coronavirus. Part of Adharanand Finn’s Way of the Runner series of retreats, it is co-hosted by Adharanand (author of Running With the Kenyans, Rise of the Ultra Runners, etc) and me. Precise date to be confirmed, but you can find out more here.

Thanks to Write This Run for the picture at the top, from their Monoblogues event at The Drayton Arms Theatre in August 2014.

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