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Cheltenham: Graham Swift reads from his novel Last Orders, and talks about the impact of winning the Booker Prize; Town Hall, Imperial Sq; Mon 10, 7.30pm, pounds 6/pounds 5. 01242 227979

NORWICH: Eva Hoffman, author of Lost in Translation and Exit into History, talks about her work; UEA Studio, Centre for Creative and Performing Arts, University of East Anglia; Tue 11, 7pm, pounds 3.50/pounds 2. 01603 592810

EDINBURGH: poets Kathleen Jamie and Ellie Macdonald read at Netherbow Arts Centre, 43-45 High St; Wed 12, 7.45pm, pounds 3/pounds 2. 0131 556 9579

LONDON: Julia Casterton reads from her collections Troublesome Cattle and Bottom's Dream at the Poetry Place, 22 Betterton St, WC2; Mon 10, 6.30pm, free. Reserve a seat on 0171 240 2133

Novelists Kerstin Ekman, Caryl Phillips and Colm Tibn read in the Purcell Room, Royal Festival Hall, SE1; Wed 12, 7.30pm, pounds 6/pounds 3.50. 0171 960 4242

All-day conference on Freud and literature, with four international literary scholars examining the relationship between psychoanalysis and literary works; eg Prof Edward Timms on "Freud, Bloomsbury and the hidden agenda of English Modernism". Architectural Association, 36 Bedford Sq, WC1. Fee pounds 40 (pounds 25 post-grads, pounds 15 undergrads). Contact the Freud Museum: 0171 435 2002

MACDUFF: Febfest, a celebration of writing from the North East of Scotland, takes place at the Arts Centre, 1 Church St, with poetry readings, workshops and music. Sat 15, 10am-4pm, free. 01261 813384