23/11 | Chapter One | Manchester :  The second monthly ‘Lit Up’ literary night in the heart of Manchester’s Northern Quarter features Adelle Stripe, Nick Allen, Helen Mort, Chris Neilan and more.

07/12 | Central Library | Halifax : Actor George Costigan (star of Rita, Sue and Bob Too) in conversation with Adelle Stripe. Tickets free but booking essential.

13/12 | The Social | London :  Faber Social & Caught by the River join forces to take over their mutual regular haunt for a xmas party. Featuring David Keenan talking to Andrew Weatherall about his sensational novel This Is Memorial Device, Adelle Stripe talking about Black Teeth and a Brilliant Smile, and Daisy Eris providing a unique reading from 2023: A Trilogy by the Justified Ancients of Mu Mu. MC on the night is the redoubtable John Andrews; poetry will be provided by Will Burns and music to fit the mood will be chosen by DJ Frances Castle (Clay Pipe Music) and Heavenly Jukebox. PLUS LIVE MUSIC FROM A VERY SPECIAL GUEST.