Category Archives: Events

Royal Shakespeare Company perform Redcrosse

By | October 4, 2012

Saturday November 17th, 7.30pm, Coventry Cathedral 'How do we think about identity in ways that don't reflect anxiety, fear of the other, uncritical adulation of our past and all the other pitfalls that surround this subject? The Redcrosse project manages to negotiate these difficulties with immense imaginative energy and honesty: no sour notes, no attempt… Read More »

Contemporary Fiction Research Seminar – University of London, Saturday 30th June

By | June 27, 2012

The last Contemporary Fiction Research Seminar of the summer semester at the Institute of Education – University of London, will take place on Saturday June 30 in room 261, on the second floor of Senate House from 2-4 pm.  The session is a special seminar to launch the publication of the anthology Alan Moore and the Gothic… Read More »

A Literary Estate – South Oxhey in Words

By | May 29, 2012

We are delighted to bring you news of an exciting evening of readings and writing about South Oxhey featuring our author John Schad alongside Michael Crowley (poet), David Reidy (historian) and others. The event takes place on Saturday 2 June at 7.30 pm at Watford Palace Theatre and, here's the best bit, is free and… Read More »

Ideas Allowed: John Schad discusses The Late Walter Benjamin

By | May 15, 2012

John Schad will be taking part in a series of Ideas Allowed talks in Hull on the 24th May, discussing and reading from his fantastic new book, The Late Walter Benjamin. Regular visitors to our blog will be more than familiar with this book – we have posted up an interview with John, author guest… Read More »

In Analysis: The Work of Hanif Kureishi

By | February 21, 2012

We're delighted to be sponsoring 'In Analysis: The Work of Hanif Kureshi' – an event running on Friday 24th and Saturday 25th of Feburary at the University of Roehampton. Hanif Kureishi is one of the most exciting and controversial voices in contemporary literature – this conference brings together the most vibrant critics and scholars in contemporary… Read More »

UK National Poetry Day 2011

By | October 6, 2011

Happy UK National Poetry Day! We're all poetry fans here at Continuum and if you are too, you’ll be keen to check out the official website which lists poetry-themed events going on up and down the country, including a National Poetry Live event happening right across the road from our London office at Waterloo’s South Bank Centre. National Poetry… Read More »

Continuum – crowned Independent Publisher of the Year and Academic & Professional Publisher of the Year by the Independent Publishers Guild

By | March 11, 2011

We are delighted to announce that Continuum have been named Independent Publisher of the Year and Academic and Professional Publisher of the Year by the IPG (Independent Publisher's Guild) at the IPG 2011 Awards, run in association with London Book Fair and The Bookseller. To find our more (and see a picture of our CEO Oliver… Read More »

The Power of Comics event at MoCCA

By | March 8, 2011

The Museum of Comics and Cartoon Art in New York City will be hosting an event on March 17th with Randy Duncan co-author of The Power of Comics: History, Form and Culture. According the site: This interactive talk will explore the “inferencing” skills a reader must develop to intuit meaning from a comic book or… Read More »

Your Guide to the Brooklyn Book Festival

By | September 9, 2010

While more fashionable and richer New Yorkers will be brunching in Manhattan this Sunday, some of us will be in Brooklyn celebrating our love of literature at the Brooklyn Book Festival. I should mention that it's Fashion Week here in New York, which means lots of parties and beautiful, rich people spending loads of money… Read More »