Authors Live

Authors Live Events

  • Thu 12 Sep 2019

    • 11:00
      BBC Pacific Quay

      Konnie Huq best known for presenting Blue Peter, talks about her hilarious debut novel, ‘Cookie and the Most Annoying Boy in the World’.

      Konnie Huq
  • Wed 2 Oct 2019

    • 11:00
      BBC Pacific Quay

      Ahead of National Poetry Day, Gray Crosbie speaks to Dean Atta and Rachel Plummer about LGBTQ identities in poetry. (For S1-S6 pupils)

      National Poetry Day 2019
  • Tue 19 Nov 2019

    • 11:00
      BBC Pacific Quay

      On International Men’s Day, Nikesh Shukla talks about his latest novel ‘The Boxer’ and the importance of talking about mental health and wellbeing.

      Nikesh Shukla
  • Thu 30 Jan 2020

    • 11:00
      BBC Pacific Quay

      International bestselling author Kwame Alexander talks about his career as a writer and why he thinks poetry is a powerful way of telling stories.

      Kwame Alexander
  • Thu 6 Jun 2019

    • 11:00
      BBC Pacific Quay

      Ahead of World Oceans Day, authors Lauren St John and Elizabeth Laird explore the challenges facing our planet and what can be done to protect our oceans.

      Lauren St John & Elizabeth Laird
  • Thu 16 May 2019

    • 11:00
      BBC Pacific Quay

      Celebrate Bookbug Week with the author of ‘There’s Broccoli in my Ice Cream!’

      Emily MacKenzie
  • Thu 28 Mar 2019

    • 11:00
      BBC Pacific Quay

      Lauren returns to Authors Live as Children’s Laureate to talk about Charlie and Lola and what being the Children’s Laureate is all about.

      Lauren Child
  • Thu 21 Feb 2019

    • 11:00
      BBC Pacific Quay

      An insight into the illustrator’s work on the picture books I Am Bear and Bear Moves. Sav will also be speaking about his career as a storyboard artist.

      Sav Akyüz
  • Thu 31 Jan 2019

    • 11:00
      BBC Pacific Quay

      Frank Cottrell-Boyce chats about his hilarious new book Sputnik’s Guide to Life on Earth.

      Frank Cottrell-Boyce