Details of all James’ upcoming talks, readings, signings and festival appearances can be found below. More dates are being added to the schedule all the time, so keep checking back to find out when he’ll be visiting your area.

If you’d like to get in touch with him about arranging future events, please use the contact form.


21 February
Swansea University

James will be visiting Swansea to speak about the processes, challenges and rewards of writing historical fiction, in a collaboration between the departments of History and Creative Writing.

All are welcome and no pre-booking is required. The talk begins at 4pm in Glyndwr Lecture Room B and will be followed at 5pm by a drinks reception and an opportunity to buy signed copies of James’s novels.


28 March
Rochester Library

To coincide with the paperback release of The Harrowing, James will be returning to Medway to speak about his novels and about 1066 and its aftermath. The event begins at 7.30pm. Further details to follow.


5 July
International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds

Alongside other historical novelists, James will be taking part in a roundtable discussion entitled ‘Imagining the Medieval World: Popular Medievalism and Historical Fiction’. The discussion begins at 7pm and will be followed by a reception, which will include a book signing and readings.