Will Self is the patron of the Architecture Foundation’s Doughnut festival at the University of Greenwich on 5 September, “A day long exploration of London’s rapidly transforming periphery” with Hanif Kureishi.
Will Self will be attending three events at the Melbourne writers festival at the end of this month (28-30 August), on the death of the novel, the politics and pleasures of walking and the closing night address.
Will is also going to be taking part in this ABC book club recording at their studios in Melbourne with Jon Ronson on August 28 at 6.30pm.
29 April: Magna Carta and Commemoration with Will Self, 7pm, United Reform Church, High Street, Egham.
1 May: An Audience with Will Self, 6pm, Faculty of Social and Human Sciences, University of Southampton.
19 May: Defeating cancer: reasons to be hopeful, panel discussion, 6.30pm, Royal Society, Carlton House Terrace, London SW1.
20 May: The Philosophy of Particle Physics, Bradford literature festival, Midland hotel, 7.30pm, £8.
2 June: Trois variations de traduction sur un texte inédit, Hôtel de Massa, 38 rue du Fbg-St-Jacques, 75014, Paris, 7.30pm.
7 June: Stoke Newington literary festival, 4pm, town hall, £10.
See Will Self in conversation with Owen Hatherley on the third floor of the library at Brunel University at 5pm. on Tuesday. They will be discussing how British ideas of class have changed over the past 20 years, as well as how this has been registered in the built environment. The event is free and open to the public. For further details, go here.
There are still some tickets left to see Will reading from his new novel, Shark, at The Idler Academy, 81 Westbourne Park Road, London W2 5QH on Thursday 6 November, from 7pm. For more details, visit the Idler here.
Will is going to be taking part in a Q&A session at the Guardian on Monday 11 August. For more details and to submit a question, go here.
25 July: Urban Psychosis, An evening with Will Self, Manchester.
12 August: Edinburgh Book Festival, 8pm, Charlotte Square Gardens, Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, EH2 4DR.
10 September: Topping and Company Booksellers, The Paragon, Bath, Somerset BA1 5LS.
11 September: LRB bookshop, 7pm.
16 September: Desert Island Flicks, Arnolfini, Bristol.
17-19 September: Annual Conference and Social Housing Exhibition, ICC, Birmingham.
22 September: 5×15 at the Tabernacle, Notting Hill, London. Sold out.
23 September: Wakefield Lit Fest, 7.30pm, Unity Hall, Wakefield.
Will Self is going to be exploring the theme of capital in relation to new architecture in the city, in a lecture entitled When Liquid turns to Solid: the Spatialisation of Capital Flows in 21st Century London at Kings Place next Monday. This will be followed by a conversation with Andy Beckett and a Q&A.
For more details and tickets, go here.
Or read Will’s associated article here at the Guardian.