Appearances & Participation in SFF Conventions and Conferences
2017, Aug. Worldcon 75, Helsinki-- exhibition hall volunteer; Panellist: Building Resistance; Two's Company: Collaborative Genre Writing; Presenting "Where are the Tampons? The Estrangement of Women's Bodies in Apocalyptic Fiction"
2017, Aug. Nine Worlds GeekFest, London-- Guest; Panellist: Shut Up & Write; Technology for Writers
2017, April Eastercon, Birmingham-- Panellist: Pedagogy and Speculative Fiction; Writing Groups, Conferences, and Workshops: Which Way to Go?; You Want a Revolution? I Want a Revelation!; Fantastical Art
2016, Nov. NAWE, Stratford-upon-Avon-- presented "Performance in the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writing Workshop"
2016, Sept. British Fantasy Con, Scarborough-- Panellist: What I Go to School for: How Important is a Literary Education to a Writing Career?
2016, Aug. Nine Worlds Geek Fest, London-- Guest on Academia & Humanities track; Individual talk: Just Call Me the Doctor: Doing a PhD in Creative Writing
2016, Mar. Eastercon, Manchester-- Panellist: Transcending the Genre and Other Polite Insults; Menstruation, Contraception, and Reproduction in the Apocalypse; Place, Identity, Story
2016, Feb. Historical Fictions Research Conference, Anglia Ruskin University-- Presented "The Cottage Garden Conundrum"
2015, Aug. Nine Worlds Geek Fest, London-- Guest on Creative Writing track; Panellist: Collaborative Writing: How to Write with Others (and Stay Friends)
2015, Mar. Eastercon, London-- Panellist: History in Fantasy Fiction
2014, Sept. British Fantasy Con, York-- Member of the British Fantasy Con planning committee
Panelist: My First Con (moderator); Building the Same Old World
2104, Aug. Worldcon 72, London-- exhibition hall volunteer; Panelist: Sex in SF&F: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly; The Wrong Apocalypse
2014, Aug. Nine Worlds Geek Fest, London-- Guest on All the Books track; Panelist: Love and Sex: An Intimate Exploration; School Stories: Prefects, Headmasters and Tuckshops, oh my!
Participated in New Voices reading
2014, June Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference, Imperial College-- Presented “Theme as a Route into Rewriting; Beyond the Moral of the Story”
2014, June The Country House in Britain 1914-2014, Newcastle University-- Presented "The Garden as Character: Britain's Great Country House Gardens in Children's Fantasy Literature
2013, Nov. National Association of Writers in Education (NAWE), York-- Presented "Planting a fantasy: Using Historic Places to Grow Fiction
2013, Mar. Eastercon, Bradford-- Panellist: Fantastic British Landscape
2011, Mar. Myth and Fairy Tale in Film and Literature post-1900, University of York-- Presented “A Subtle Revolution: Lord Dunsany’s The King of Elfland’s Daughter as Utopian, Feminist Fairy Tale”