(Also look out for interviews with Will on the Today programme, in Time Out, the Spectator, and on the Robert Elms Show. More to follow.)
August 24: 4pm, Happy Days, Belmore Street, Enniskillen, Will Self in Conversation.
August 25: 9.30pm, Edinburgh book festival, In discussion with Stuart Kelly.
August 26: 8.30pm, Edinburgh book festival, in discussion with “deep topographer” and author of Scarp, Nick Papadimitriou.
September 6: 7pm, Will Self on the digital essay, LRB bookshop event, 14 Bury Place, London, WC1A 2JL.
September 13: South Bank, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Will Self launches his new novel, Umbrella, in the first of a series of events curated by him exploring the legacy and provocation of modernism upon writing today.
September 15: An audience with Will Self, St Georges Theatre in Great Yarmouth.
September 19: 6.30pm, The Idler Academy, St Stephen’s Church, Westbourne Park Road, London W2 5QT. Will Self returns to the Idler Academy to read from his new novel, chat and answer your questions. This is a special chance to meet him properly in an intimate setting over a drink and ask him to sign your book.
September 21: 6pm, Main Hall, BHASVIC, 205 Dyke Road, Hove, BN3 6EG, £8, tickets available from City Books, 23 Western Road, Hove, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 25: 7.30pm, Clapham Bookshop, free, no need to book.
September 27: Wreford Watson lecture, Edinburgh.
September 29: Midday, South Bank, modernism lecture with Gabriel Josipovici – Will Self chairing. 2pm: South Bank, modernism lecture – Jonathan Coe on BS Johnson – Will Self chairing.
October 4: Intelligence Squared Bloomsbury Book Club with Will Self. Come and discuss Will Self’s most ambitious novel to date with Will and his editor at the offices of Bloomsbury Publishing in Bedford Square.
October 7: 2pm, Hall One, Kings Place, London, Will Self: Kafka and Dissonant Bohemia.
October 7: 7.45pm, Cambridge Arts Theatre.
October 11: 7pm, An evening with Will Self, Oxford Waterstones, 01865 790212.
October 14: 7.30pm, Close Up with Will Self, Manchester Royal Exchange.
October 16: London Transport Museum, “Join broadcaster Robert Elms, Will Self and artist Stephen Walter as they discuss what lies beneath London. Explore forgotten sewers, lost graveyards and hidden rivers … and maybe some of London’s sunken treasures.” NB This event will now be on November 19.
October 17: 7pm, Hull, Ideas Allowed, Orchard Park Centre.
October 22: 7pm, Brunel university, Newton Room, Hamilton Centre, Modernism: an evening of debate with Will Self and John Carey.
October 23: 8pm, Inside Out Festival, Safra Lecture Theatre, King’s College London
October 24: 8pm, Bath, Topping & Company Booksellers.
October 25: 6pm-7pm, Bristol, Arnolfini.
October 29: 7.30pm, Chester Literary Festival.
November 1: Waterstones, Hampstead.
November 7: 7.30pm, free, at the Literary Leicester Festival.
November 12: 7pm, Brunel university, Newton Room, Hamilton Centre, Modernism: an evening of debate with Will Self and Iain Sinclair.
November 14: Friern Barnet library, 7pm, details here.
November 19: London Transport Museum. ”Join broadcaster Robert Elms, Will Self and artist Stephen Walter as they discuss what lies beneath London. Explore forgotten sewers, lost graveyards and hidden rivers … and maybe some of London’s sunken treasures.”
November 22: Longford lecture, Assembly Hall of Church House, Westminster SW1P 3NZ. Mind Bending Behind Bars: Drug Use in British Prisons.