As usual, please call the venue to check times and dates before you set out just in case I am kidnapped by enraged badgers, eager to promote their dangerous monochrome agenda.
Updated 6th April 2022: Various updates
May 28th-29th 2022, In-person
My very own festival, held every other year in Swindon. A weekend of absurdity loosely based around my books. More details at the Fforde Ffiesta website.
June 24-25-26 2022, In-person
Buckingham Literary Festival. MY EVENT NOW CANCELLED, hopefully next year with fresh book in hand..
Sept 24th-25th 2022, In-person
North Cornwall Book Festival. For info, Google it.
Early 2023: UK Publication Red Side Story
The long-delayed sequel to Shades of Grey.
March 02031: Asteroid belt and Saturn (technology permitting) More details TBA.
October 02042: 81-year-old Fforde talks to other members of old people's home: "I used to be a novelist, no really, I did. Is it lunchtime?" More details TBA.
July 02175: Semi-lifelike cloned Ffordesque replicant to tour Gamma Quadrant in the Cygnus Cluster. More details TBA.
Setember 03431: Much improved Fforde cloned back to life to face execution for sedition; all works consigned to erasure.
Janfebry 008910: Last evidence of Fforde's books vanish forever with the removal of the 'Formerly Thursday Street' plaque from what is now W23-61 Rd in the conurbation known as EuroWest-79.
00012972: Visiting archeologists from Thraal-7 discover incomplete copy of Well of Lost Plots from excavation in landfill. Deciphering takes seven hundred years and a further four hundred years of academic scrutiny before being accepted as historical fact.