Some rare public sightings, discussions, book signings, music performances and sound recordings are happening.
Mon 25th September. Live Twitter Q&A. Evening.
Tues 26th September. Book signing at the Northern Fiction Alliance. Waterstones, Deansgate, Manchester. 6-8pm. £3.
Weds 27th September. These Darkening Days book launch. Q&A with Claire Malcolm plus book signing. 7pm. Tickets £5.
Thurs 12th October. Live jazz performance of extracts from Turning Blue performed by the Crime Scene Ensemble (lead by David McLean of Tombed Visions) at the Gordon Burn Prize, Durham Book Festival. Durham Town Hall. 8- 10.30pm. Tickets £10.
Friday 13th October. ‘The News As Novel’ event with Alexei Sayle, Lionel Shriver and Petina Gappah. Features a sound recording of my new festival commission audio-essay Fake News (The President As Murderer or ‘Why I Want To Fuck Donald Trump’). Durham. Town Hall. 6.15pm. £10.
Sunday 15th October. Backlisted Podcast: Alma Cogan by Gordon Burn. Recording with Andy Miller, John Mitchinson and Adelle Stripe. Durham Gala Theatre Studio. 11.30am.
(Portait by Julian Germain for Durham Book Festival)