Hazel Manuel

Events

Manuel’s prose is very cleverly written; it can be dark and sinister and it can be light and flirtatious. Her dramatic moments sneak up on you and take you unawares. Expect great things from Hazel Manuel."

- Pete Marshall


Paris, London and beyond

Hazel hosts literary lunches, critiquing salons and other writers events which are open to writers at any stage of their writing journey.

Paris Writers Working Lunches

London-Paris Writers

Loire Valley Writers


Writing Retreats

Hazel hosts writing retreats throughout the year in a traditional French farmhouse in the beautiful Loire Valley as well as other locations around the world. Click here for our 2017 and 2018 programmes.


Events


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19th - 25th August 2018. Loire Valley, France: 'Words and Wine' Late Summer Writer's retreat. Details here.

24th - 30th June 2018. Loire Valley, France: 'Words and Wine' Mid Summer Writer's retreat. Details here.

27th May - 2nd June 2018. Loire Valley, France: 'Words and Wine' Early Summer Writer's retreat. Details here.

10th - 20th February 2018. Tamil Nadu, India: 'Sunsets and Spices' Southern Indian Writing Retreat. Hazel will be jointly hosting a writer's retreat with award winning British-Asian Novelist Anjana Chowdhury. Details here. Click here to register interest.

January - February 2018. Kerala, India: 'Writer in residence' Sivananda Ashram.

28th November 2017. Grenoble, France: Hazel will be guest speaker at Grenoble School of Management where she will speak on the theme of Corporate Social Responsibility.

19th November 2017, from 10.00 hrs. Richelieu, France: Book signing at Château Milly Christmas Fayre.

14th November 2017, 19.30 hrs. London, UK: Sunsets and Spices India Retreat Information Evening. Central London venue, to be confirmed.Details here.

13th November 2017, 9.30 hrs. Styal Prison, UK: Talk, Q&A and book signing.

9th November 2017, 12.30 hrs. London, UK: London-Paris Writers Literary Lunch, Terrace Restaurant, British Library, London. Details here.

7th November 2017, 19.00 hrs. London, UK: Amazon for Writers - a writers workshop, Central London. Details here.

11th October 2017, 11.00 hrs. London, UK: London-Paris Writers Brunch. Venue to be confirmed. Details here.

7th October 2017, 12.00 – 14.00 hrs. Paris, France: 'Bloom Where You're Planted'. Hazel will be signing copies of ‘The Geranium Woman’ at this orientation program for english speaking newcomers to Paris. At The American Church, Paris.

24th - 30th September 2017. Loire Valley, France: 'Words and Wine' Autumn Writer's retreat. Details here.

16th - 18th September 2017. Normandy, France: 'Following in the Footsteps of Flaubert'. Hazel is the Writer in Residence for this 'Your Writeful Place' event. Hazel will be running workshops and one-to-one sessions at this exciting weekend writers retreat. Details here.

11th September 2017, 12.30 hrs. London, UK: London-Paris Writers Lunch. Caravan Restaurant , Kings Cross. Details here.

20th - 26th August 2017. Loire Valley, France: 'Words and Wine' Late Summer Writer's retreat. Details here.

24th - 26th June 2017. Cumbria, UK: 'From the Latin Quarter to The Lakes'. Hazel is the Writer in Residence for this 'Your Writeful Place' event. Hazel will be running workshops and one-to-one sessions at this exciting weekend writers retreat. Details here.

8th June 2017, 18.00 – 19.00 hrs. Paris, France: 'Nasty Women'. Talk and Reading from ‘The Geranium Woman’ followed by book-signing. Hazel will be talking about what it's like being a female business leader and how that inspired her novel at WH Smith, Paris.

2nd June 2017, 8.30 hrs. Paris, France: Hazel will be a giving a talk about her writing journey and presenting prizes to winners of the Marymount International School short story competition.

14th - 20th May 2017. Loire Valley, France: 'Words and Wine' Early Summer Writer's retreat. Details here.

13th March 2017, 20.00 hrs. Paris, France: Hazel is the guest writer at Paris Anglophone Bookclub. She is giving a talk called 'Why India Inspires' and reading selections from her novels. Book signing and Q & A. Culture Caves, Paris. Details here.

8th March 2017, 19.30 hrs. Paris, France: Hazel is the guest writer at Paris Writers Group. Book reading and signing of The Geranium Woman plus Q & A. Café Victor Hugo. Details here.

17th February 2017, 13.00 – 15.00 hrs. North Wales, UK: Reading from ‘The Geranium Woman’ followed by Creative Writing Workshop at The Ucheldre Centre Literary Society, Holyhead.

5th January 2017, 11.00 hrs Paris time. Hazel is the guest writer on this week's Coffee Morning programme on Expat Radio.

4th January 2017, 19.00 hrs. Paris, France: Each month an English language philosophy debate takes place at the iconic Café de Flore. Hazel will be doing a book-signing at the end of this months debate.

11th November 2016. Bangor, North Wales, UK: An evening of poetry and prose. Join Caroline Davies, Pete Marshall and Hazel Manuel for readings from 'Voices From Stone and Bronze', 'AGOG' and 'The Geranium Woman'. Free event with bar. All welcome.Kyffin Café Deli, 129 High Street, Bangor, LL57 1NT.

22nd - 27th October 2016. Les Houches, French Alps: Writer in Residence for 'Your Writeful Place'. Hazel will be running workshops and one-to-one sessions at this exciting week-long writers retreat. Details here.

30th September 2016, 20.00 hrs. Paris, France: 'La Soirée Bohème à Montmartre.' Hazel is one of the Featured Artists at this exciting Paris event hosted by Café de la Culture and will be reading from her forthcoming novel ‘Undressing Stone’. Details here.

11th - 17th September 2016. Loire Valley, France: 'Words and Wine' Writer's retreat. Details here.

31st July - 6th August 2016. Loire Valley, France: 'Words and Wine' Writer's retreat. Details here.

8th July 2016 20.00 hrs. Paris, France: 'La Soirée Bohème à Montmartre.' Hazel is one of the Featured Artists at this exciting Paris event hosted by Café de la Culture and will be reading from her novel ‘The Geranium Woman’. Details here.

29th June 2016 19:30 hrs. Paris, France: 'Career Switch & Life Change: An evening to get inspired.' 'Paris for Her', the international networking organisation for business women in Paris is hosting an exciting evening at an exclusive venue on Paris' Champs Elysées. Hazel will be talking to an international audience of business women about her career change and reading from The Geranium Woman. Tickets for this event will sell out fast. To reserve your place click here.

10th - 12th June 2016. North Wales, UK: The first UK launch of The Geranium woman will take place at Zestfest, Hazel will also be reading from Kanyakumari and running a workshop entitled: 'Channelling Saraswati: Creative writing for yogis'. For more information about the exciting Zestfest weekend click here.

24th - 30th April 2016. Loire Valley, France: 'Words and Wine' Writer's retreat. Details here.

16th April 2016, 15.00 to 17.00 hrs. Paris, France: 'The Geranium Woman'. Exclusive Champagne reception launch on the 56th floor of the Montparnasse Tower at Le Ciel de Paris. By Invitation only. Click here to apply. Press and media enquiries click here..

February - March 2016. Kerala, India: 'Writer in residence' Sivananda Ashram.

27th February and 6th March 2016, 19.30 hrs. Kerala, India: Launch of 'The Geranium Woman' at Sivananda Ashram.

9th February 2016. Paris, France: 'The Geranium Woman' Private book signing event. Email for details.

22nd October 2015, 19.00 to 21.00 hrs. Aberystwyth, Wales, UK: 'Meet me there: The Cinnamon Press anthology of writing & place'. Book launch at Aberystwyth Arts Centre. Join Hazel and a host of other authors for the launch of this very special anthology, to celebrate Cinnamon Press 10th birthday.

2nd October 2015, 19.00 to 21.00 hrs. Northampton, UK: 'Meet me there: The Cinnamon Press anthology of writing & place'. Book launch at NN Gallery. Join Hazel and a host of other authors for the launch of this very special anthology, to celebrate Cinnamon Press 10th birthday.

21st May 2015, 12.00 hrs. Colwyn Bay, North Wales, UK: 'Reflections on Mental Health' - a charity book launch for Hafal, at Colwyn Bay Library, North Wales. Attendance by invitation - please contact Phil East

11th April 2015, 14.30 hrs. Paris, France: 'Kanyakumari' talk, reading and book signing, at The American Church in Paris.

20th February 2015. LLandudno, North Wales, UK: 'Kanyakumari' book signing and donation. Hazel will be at North Wales Housing for a private signing event and will donate children's and adults books for use in the homes run by NWH.

22nd November - 21st December 2014. India: 'Kanyakumari' India Book Tour. You can follow this tour virtually on Facebook and Twitter.

13th December 2014, 19.30 hrs. Kerala, India: Launch of 'Kanyakumari'at Sivananda Ashram.

4th - 7th December 2014. Goa, India: Goa Arts and Literary Festival, Launch of 'Kanyakumari'at The International Centre.

1st October 2014, 18.30 hrs. London, UK: London Welsh Literature Festival, Launch of 'Kanyakumari' at The London Welsh Centre, Holborn.

30th September 2014, 19.00 hrs. Bangor, North Wales, UK: Launch party for 'Kanyakumari' at Palas Print bookshop, 168-170 High Street, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 1NU, View on the map.

6th September 2014, 15.30 hrs. Paris, France: Launch party for 'Kanyakumari' at "Krishna Bhavan.", 25 rue Galande Paris 5°. Celebration with an Indian puja (blessing) plus readings and book signings from international writers.

11th July 2014, 19.30 hrs. Oxford, UK: Launch of 'Kanyakumari' at Albion Beatnik bookshop.



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