Fiction Uncovered FM 2013 was hosted at Foyles, Charing Cross Road and featured readings and talks from this year’s Fiction Uncovered selection of writers: Lucy Caldwell, James Meek, Rupert Thomson, Nikita Lalwani, Nell Leyshon, Anthony Cartwright, Amy Sackville and Niven Govinden as well as readings and debate of a much wider range of British and translated fiction.

Fiction Uncovered FM was hosted by writer and 2013 Chair of judges, Louise Doughty on Thursday 4 July and by writer, journalist and broadcaster, Anita Sethi on Friday 5 July. The Royal Society of Literature and Bloomsbury also contributed audio recordings of their events over the two days.Fiction Uncovered FM 87.9 at Foyles

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The Full Schedule is below:


Presenter: Louise Doughty
11.00am: Introduction to Fiction Uncovered 2013
11.15am: Fiction Uncovered author Lucy Caldwell interviewed by Louise Doughty
11.30am: Louise Doughty reads from and discusses her new novel Apple Tree Yard with Sandeep Mahal
12.00pm PANEL: Independent bookshops and discoverability, with Jonathan Ruppin (Foyles), Meryl Halls (Independent Booksellers’ Week), Jonathan Main (Bookseller Crow) and Sheila O’Reilly (Dulwich Books)
12.30pm: Nathan Filer (The Shock of the Fall) discusses his work with agent Sophie Lambert
13:00pm PANEL: The writer’s life, with Courttia Newland, Jill Dawson and Lucy Caldwell, chaired by Louise Doughty
13:30pm: Fiction Uncovered author Rupert Thompson interviewed by Courttia Newland
13:45pm Damian Barr (Maggie and Me) and Anthony Cartwright (How I Killed Margaret Thatcher) discuss their work and the Iron Lady, with Louise Doughty
14:15pm: Fiction Uncovered author Nikital Lalwani interviewed by Louise Doughty
14:30pm: The Bookshop Band
15:00pm: Granta podcast featuring Benjamin Markovits in conversation with Yuka Igarashi
15:30pm PANEL: Women and publishing, with Hannah Westland (Serpent’s Tail), Juliet Brooke (Chatto & Windus), Sarah Savitt (Faber), and author Polly Courtney
Following our live broadcast will be donated content from the Royal Society of Literature featuring Alice Oswald in conversation with Robin Robertson and Phillip Hensher discussing the Bangladeshi novel with Tahmima Anam.
FRIDAY 5th JULY 2013

Presenter: Anita Sethi
11am: Salon London, with Olivia Laing, Tony White and Ella Berthoud
11.30am: Gabriel Gbadamosi reads from and talks to Anita Sethi about his new novel, Vauxhall
12:00am: Fiction Uncovered author Anthony Cartwright interviewed by Courttia Newland
12:15am: Fiction Uncovered author Amy Sackville interviewed by Sandeep Mahal
12.30pm: James Meek in conversation with Anita Sethi
13:00pm: Fiction Uncovered author Niven Govinden interviewed by Courttia Newland
13:15pm: Fiction Uncovered author Nell Leyshon in conversation with Sandeep Mahal
13:30 PANEL: Writers and the online space, with Lily Dunn, Emily Benet, Ted Hodgkinson and Nikita Lalwani, chaired by Anita Sethi
14:00pm: Charlotte Mendelson reads from and talks to Anita Sethi about her new novel, Almost English
14:30pm PANEL: The new gatekeepers of fiction, with Lindsey Mooney (Kobo UK), Stuart Evers and Niven Govinden, chaired by Anita Sethi
15:00pm: Francesca Segal reads from and talks to Anita Sethi about her novel, The Innocents
15:30pm: Granta Podcast featuring A. M Holmes in conversation with Yuka Igarashi
Following our live broadcast will be donated content from the Bloomsbury Institute featuring Patrick McGrath plus Mark Haddon and Simon Stephens discussing the stage adaptation of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

You can find out more about the Fiction Uncovered FM 2012 Schedule here.