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writLOUD Reunion: 13 September with Jonathan Coe

writLOUD's very first guest reader, Jonathan Coe, author of What a Carve Up, The Rotter's Club and most recently, The Terrible Privacy of Maxwell Sim, returns for the September event.

'our country’s leading satirist' - Daily Telegraph.

Jonathan will be joined by Matthew Loukes, Dorothy Crossan and Cordelia Feldman reading short stories and novel extracts.

Monday 13 September 2010, 6.30-8.15 pm, RADA Foyer Bar, Malet Street, London WC1E 7JN.

A quick look back at our August writLOUD with Mez Packer.

9 August with Mez Packer

Mez Packer reads from her debut novel Among Thieves  -  a ‘highly original debut’ (Guardian), which was long-listed for the Authors’ Club Best First Novel Award in January, and in February was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Best First Novel.

In addition, Jill McGivering reads from her novel The Last Kestrel.

Monday 9 August 2010, 6.30-8.15 pm, RADA Foyer Bar, Malet Street, London WC1E 7JN.

Michael Rosen

A recording of Michael reading at July's event.

A round-up of July's writLOUD with former Children's Laureate Michael Rosen. 

12 July with Michael Rosen

Our guest writer is the award-winning poet, performer, lecturer, broadcaster and scriptwriter Michael Rosen,

“one of the most significant figures in contemporary children's poetry” - Morag Styles.

Admission is free of charge, but with a suggested donation to Oxfam of £3.50.

To reserve places in advance, email us at

Monday 12 July 2010, 6.30-8.15 pm, RADA Foyer Bar, Malet Street, London WC1E 7JN.

The acclaimed author performs her hilarious 'Story of My life' - from her recent collection What Becomes.

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Writers’ Hub and Birkbeck are proud to announce a new raucous rendition of WritLOUD, hereafter to be referred to as ‘Hubbub’. Hubbub is a readings event showcasing both new writers from Birkbeck’s Creative Writing courses and established authors.


Guest authors to date include Jonathan Coe, Derek Johns, Hari Kunzru, Susan Elderkin, Zoë Fairbairns, Russell Celyn Jones, Peter Hobbs, Benjamin Markovits, Erica Wagner, Marie Phillips, Kate Pullinger, Helen Simpson, Richard T. Kelly, Jeremy Sheldon, Sarah Salway, Jean McNeil, Rich Hall, Julia Bell, Richard Milward, Emer Martin, Blake Morrison, Nii Parkes, Robert Hudson, Amanda Smyth, Chloe Aridjis, Magnus Mills, AL Kennedy, Niall O’Sullivan, Alex Preston, Toby Litt, Monique Roffey, Michael Rosen, Mez Packer, Bernadine Evaristo, Zoe Gilbert and Alan Beard have all made guest appearances.


Hubbub takes place twice a term in the basement of The Harrison (28 Harrison Street, Kings Cross, WC1h 8JF).


There is no entry charge but any donations towards the running of future events would be much appreciated.


For further details email us at


To listen to recordings and read writer biographies for events until mid-2010 go to the previous writLOUD website.