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- Middlesbrough Literary FestivalMiddlesbrough Central Library: 15 June 2013, 9amThe fifth Middlesbrough Literary Festival which runs from 15-29 June, returns with a variety of events for the entire family taking place at Middlesbrough Central Library throughout the day and a spectacular spoken word, music and comedy cabaret on the evening.view
- Tan Twan Eng: The Garden of Evening MistsWaterstones, Newcastle: 19 June 2013, 5pmBooker-shortlisted author Tan Twan Eng will be signing copies of his novels including The Garden of Evening Mists and The Gift of Rain.view
- Rebecca Muddiman and Mari HannahHartlepool Library: 19 June 2013, 7pmAppearing as part of CWA's crime month. Rebecca Muddiman and Mari Hannah read from their books and take questions from the audience.view
- Rebecca Muddiman, Helen Cadbury and Alfie CrowMiddlesbrough Central Library: 21 June 2013, 7pmJoin three of the new wave in crime writing from the North at the Middlesbrough Literary Festival.view
- Kitty Fitzgerald: Miranda's Shadow Lit & Phil: 27 June 2013, 7:30pmKitty Fitzgerald launches her new book, Miranda's Shadow (IRON Press), a collection of short stories - one of which has been shortlisted for the 2013 William Trevor/Elizabeth Bowen International Short Story award.view
- Mark Robinson: How I Learned to SingPython Gallery, Middlesbrough: 29 June 2013, 7pmMark launches his first book in 15 years, How I Learned To Sing: New & Selected Poems, published by Smokestack Books, with a number of readings in June. How I Learned to Sing is, among other things, a book about the industrial and cultural transformation of the north of England, from the miners’ strikes to the Big Society.view
- Rebecca Muddiman, Helen Cadbury and Alfie Crow (time TBC)White Rose Books and Coffee Bar, Thirsk: 4 July 2013, 7pmReading and Q&A as part of Independent Bookseller Week. Free event, no booking required.view