Please do get in touch if you’d like to organise an event (if you’re a charity, or a small independent bookshop, I might well be happy to speak without charge).

Although I’m not currently keeping this page updated, see my twitter account: @david_gange for information on current events.

Past events…


12 February – ‘Being Littoral: Writing Atlantic Coastal History and Heritage’, Ironbridge Institute for Cultural Heritage

14 March – ‘Writing Between Fact & Fiction’, Sussex New Writers Festival

8 May – Highland Book Prize (talks by shortlisted authors) Ullapool Book Festival

9 May –  ‘The Frayed Atlantic Edge’, Ullapool Book Festival

22 May – Glossopdale School

20 June – St Magnus International Festival, Kirkwall

27 June – Monument University, Newfoundland

July – Nuuk, Greenland (events tbc)

9-10 September – Nairn Arts & Book Festival

23 September – Clifden Arts Festival, Connemara 

5-8 November – Wordplay Book Festival, Shetland


15 JuneScottish Centre for Geopoetics, ‘Expressing the Earth’

9 July – Shetland Library with Jen Hadfield, Donald Murray & Sally Huband

16 August (16:00) – Edinburgh International Book Festival (with Amanda Thomson)

16 August (18:30) – Edinburgh Book Fringe, The Golden Hare, Edinburgh (with Dan Richards)

29-30 AugustSabhal Mòr Ostaig, Skye (Islands Revival)

31 August – Read Bookshop, Holmfirth. There’s a dedicated page accompanying this event here.

18 September – Lighthouse Bookshop, Edinburgh

16 October – ‘Differently Modern: Time, Space and History’, University of Birmingham

1 November – ‘Making/Doing: Historians and the Archives of Hands & Feet’ (1430) and book talk (1700) at University of Glasgow

17 November – ‘The Frayed Atlantic Edge’, Kendal Mountain Festival