Over the course of the project we’re staging a series of virtual and in-person events exploring what we read and why. From conversations with writers like Kit de Waal and Will Self to debates about literary memorialisation, you can catch up with recordings of past events here.

Watch this space for upcoming events, or follow us on Twitter @NovelEnquiries for the latest updates.

16 June 2021
Beyond Bloomsday: Towards an inclusive celebration of literary lives
Wolverhampton Literature Festival
13 June 2021
Novel Memories: Reading and Remembering in Northern Ireland
Belfast Book Festival

15 April 2021
Novel Perceptions: The benefits of an inclusive reading ‘diet’
University Centre Telford, University of Wolverhampton
14 February 2021
Novel Memories at Wolverhampton Literature Festival
Will Self in conversation with Professor Sebastian Groes
16 November 2020
Kit de Waal in conversation with Professor Sarah Churchwell
Being Human Festival 2020