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The Enigma Game Blog Tour & Twitter event, 11-22 May 2020

We're holding a blog tour to celebrate Bloomsbury's release of The Enigma Game in the UK on Thursday 14 May 2020. In addition to reviews and comments from bloggers, I've written several guests posts talking about some of the background of the book. Please stop by!

Bloomsbury is also hosting an Enigma Game conversation with Sara Barnard, author of Beautiful Broken Things,  on Twitter at 7-7.30 p.m. BST on Thursday 14 May 2020. Join us there and ask some questions of your own! @ewein2412 #TheEnigmaGame


Blog tour stops:

11 May: 'Louisa Adair takes to the Sky': Guest post on Readaraptor.  And here is Readaraptor's review from 15 July 2020.

             Book review on Live to Read, Read to Live

12 May: 'Flying & Factories: A Woman's War': Guest post on Amy's Bookish Life

              Book review on Live Otherwise: Making it Up As We Go Along

13 May: Book review on The Cliche Bookworm

              Book review on Anna's Adventures in Bookland

14 May: 'Perception and Belonging': Guest post on The Bumbling Blogger

              Book review on PowisAmy

15 May: Book review on Carry On Beautiful

              Book review on What Vicky Read

18 May: Guest post on Luna's Little Library

              Book review on A Cascade of Books   

19 May: Book review on Book Murmuration

              Book review on Library of Books and Tea

20 May: Interview on A Daydreamer's Thoughts

              Book review on Phannie the Ginger Bookworm

21 May: Book review on Fantastic Book Dragon

              Book review on Sifa Elizabeth Reads

22 May: Book review on Abooktasia

              Book review on Moon Dreams


Book Week Scotland Events, November 2019

Tuesday 19 November 2019, Glasgow, Scotland, 6.30 p.m.

I'm taking part in an Author Showcase celebrating Book Week Scotland with Publishing Scotland. Join me and and a host of other Scottish authors at Waterstone's at 153-157 Sauchiehall Street for an evening of literary banter and book signings! The event is free and unticketed; refreshments will be provided, so come along if you're in town. There's more info here on the Publishing Scotland website, as well as here on the Scottish Book Trust website.


Wednesday 20 November 2019, Linlithgow, Scotland, 6.30 - 8.00 p.m.

Dyslexia Scotland West Lothian presents 'Firebird and White Eagles with Elizabeth Wein': a talk in connection with Book Week Scotland. It's aimed at readers aged 10-14, but everyone is welcome to this event at Linlithgow Burgh Halls, The Cross, Linlithgow. The event is free but registration is encouraged. There's more information here on the Dyslexia Scotland website, also on the Scottish Book Trust website, and you can register here at EventBrite.


Thursday 21 November 2019, Edinburgh, Scotland, 5.00 - 6.30 p.m.

I'm going to be in conversation with the University of Edinburgh's writer-in-residence Tracey S. Rosenberg as part of the university's Visiting Writers Series. The event takes place at 50 George Square, Project Room 1.06, Edinburgh. Doors open at 4.45 p.m. and there will be a drinks reception after the talk at 6.30 p.m. The event is free but ticketed, and you can learn more on either the Scottish Book Trust website or on the University of Edinburgh's Visiting Writers Series page; registration is via the Eventbrite listing here.

Autumn 2019 Events

21 and 25 October 2019, Washington, DC & Oklahoma City, OK

I'll be doing events at two bookstores in the USA in October. Please come if you're in town!

Monday, 21 October 2019, 7.00 p.m. Politics & Prose in Washington, DC - I'll be talking about A Thousand Sisters, my young adult non-fiction about the Soviet Union's female combat pilots in World War II. The event is free and open to the public. Click here for details.

Friday, 25 October 2019, 5-6.30 p.m. Full Circle Books in Oklahoma City, OK. A book signing, also featuring A Thousand Sisters, squeezed in ahead of Full Circle Books' live music evening. Click here for details.

Hope to see you there!


20 November 2019, Linlithgow, Scotland, 6.30 - 8.00 p.m.

Dyslexia Scotland West Lothian presents 'Firebird and White Eagles with Elizabeth Wein': a talk in connection with Scottish Book Week. It's aimed at readers aged 10-14, but everyone is welcome. The event is free but registration is encouraged. Register here at EventBrite.




30 March 2019, 'Hooked': Young Readers & Writers Day at Wigtown

I'll be running one of the workshops for Hooked at The Stove, 100 High Street, Dumfries DG1 2BN, from 1-2.30 p.m. on Saturday, 30 March 2019.

Hooked is a day-festival for young people aged 14-25 who are passionate about literature and the arts, encouraging creative collaboration with writers, illustrators, visual artists and performers in a series of workshops. It is delivered by Wigtown Festival Company’s young adult team and run in conjunction with The Stove Network.

Come join this wonderful opportunity to try a new creative practice, develop your existing talent, learn about other opportunities in the region and meet your peers!

You can attend for the whole day or select individual events. Advanced booking is recommended, and a full-day ticket includes lunch.

Hooked: 9.30am-4.30pm, Sat. 30 March 2019, at The Stove, High Street, Dumfries, Scotland

14-25s FREE / Over 25s £5 per session

This is the direct link to my workshop, plus the link for booking: 

Here is the programme page for the entire day - lots of great writers will be here, and you can click through to details and booking forms for all the events here: 

And here is a PDF of the full programme: 





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