Michael Hofmann and Stephen Knight read from their new poetry collections. Royal Festival Hall, London SE1. 11 Oct, 7.30 pm, pounds 2.50 ( pounds 1.50 conc). 071-928 8800.
Victoria Glendinning and Peter Hennessy discuss their books Trollope and Never Again at Waterstones, Cambridge. 14 Oct, 7 pm.
John Ashbery reads his poetry (13 Oct, 6.30 pm) and Wendy Cope introduces her new children's anthology of funny verse (16 Oct,
12.30 pm) at Bernard Stone's Turret Bookshop, 36 Great Queen St, London WC2. 071-405-6058.
Jim Hewitson discusses his book Tam Blake, about the Scottish influence on American culture, 16 Oct, 10.30 am, Orkney Library, Laing St, Kirkwall, Orkney. 0856-873166 for details of this and other events in Scottish Book Fortnight.Reuse content