Anita has appeared at the Hay Festival, Southbank Centre, Oxfam Bookfest, Dialogue Festival, Manchester Literature Festival, Folkestone Bookfest, Jonathan Cape Poetry Day,
 DSC South Asian Literature Festival, and Sharjah International Book Fair among others.
She has chaired events with leading names including Louis de Bernieres, Ian Rankin, Paul Theroux, Ben Okri, Vikram Seth, Shobhaa De, Kate Mosse, Benjamin Zephaniah

She has given journalism and writing workshops around the world, given solo talks and lectures at venues including the Hay Festival, Dialogue Festival, and Sharjah University, read at the English PEN writing roadshow, and faciliated Book Clubs at venues including the Southbank Centre.
She has also performed her own poetry and fiction at a number of venues.

 APPEARANCES: Autumn & Winter 2011

For my latest appearances please click on my Calendar and main News tab.
Look forward to seeing you soon!

News: Chaired Events @ Oxfam Bookfest
Date: Author: Location:
6 July 2009 Conor Woodman Bath
9 July Brenda Maddox Nottingham
14 July Louis de Bernieres Ipswich
16 July David Lodge Worcester
18 July Marina Lewycka Sheffield
News: Chaired events @ Hay Festival 2008
Date: Author: Location:
May - June 2008 Joseph O'Neill Hay-on-Wye
Sasa Stanisic Edward Docx
Wesley Stace Mohammed Hanif Tig Hague
Joe Dunthorne THe Street Boys
News: Chaired events @ Hay Festival 2009
Date: Author: Location:
25 May 2009 James Hawes Hay-on-Wye
24 May 2009 Matthew D'Ancona Hay-on-Wye
Sadie Jones


"Anita's Adventures in Wonderlands were worth it for the stories she picked up along the way" -
Daily Telegraph review of Hay Festival 2011 event