+ November 2 thru’ 6, 2019.  Clare will be speaking and participating in the House of Beautiful Business International Conference in Lisbon, Portugal.  During the conference and in partnership with Boston Consulting Group, Clare will lead a poetry workshop on ‘Thinking Beyond the Facts’ and aimed at developing new and appropriate thinking capabilities for executives and leaders in the 2020s. For further information click here

Other events (selection):

+ Wednesday 21 November 2018.  Clare will be hosting a seminar with Kat Sommers speaking on “Wandering lonely as a cloud: coping with isolation as a writer”  Kellogg College Centre for Creative Writing, Kellogg College, Oxford.+ Hosted seminar on ‘The Translator as Writer’, Peter Bush, Kellogg College Centre for Creative Writing, October 2018

+ ‘The Big Business of Creative Writing’ (paper): Writers and their Education colloquium, New College, Oxford, 22 September 2018.

+  Routes to Publication (panel) : 16 August 2018, Google Academy, London

+ Tutoring Short Fiction for University of Massachusetts Summer Seminar (July/August 2018)

+ Interdisciplinarity and the Humanities (panel): 30 November 2017 Kellogg College, Oxford

+ Reading as Alchemy – literary fiction as an antidote to the modern world.                             A panel discussion  at  Waterstones, Gower Street, London (Wednesday 12th July 2017  18:30 – 20:30)

+ Tutoring Advanced Short Fiction writing workshop for Listowel Writers Festival (June 2017)

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+ Judge Rhys Davies short story prize

+ Judge Magdalen College School Arts Festival short story prize

+ Chair Blackwell’s ‘Rising Stars’ fiction event

+ Writing Contemporary Fiction:  From Inspiration to Publication (Oxford University Alumni Weekend)

+ Contemporary Women Writers  (Panel, Oxford University Alumni Weekend)

+ Chair  ‘How to Get Published’ (Oxford University Alumni Weekend)

+ Chair “The Future of Women’s Writing” – Women Writing Across Cultures conference 

Readings and Lectures (selection):

Pushing the Boundaries of Fiction, Albion Beatnik Bookstore, Oxford

Lectures in ‘Reading Fiction’ – Canik Basari University, Turkey

‘The Creative and the Critical’ – TORCH What is Women’s Writing seminar series, Oxford University

University of Cairo Writer’s Fellowship, El Gouna, Egypt

Guest Reader, Delhi International Literary Festival

Readings and lectures, guest of Kuwait Ministry of Culture and University of Kuwait

Reading, Lady Margaret Hall Literary Festival

Oxford Literary Festival – Readings and discussion A Book For All And None; ‘Fictional Freedoms’; The Ruffian in the Market Place: What do we read fiction for?

Reading, Cambridge Literary Festival

Reading, St Meon’s Literary Festival