About Our Talks

Our free Clean Prose Talks take place over Zoom every Tuesday and Thursday at 6pm. Through interviews, workshops and interactive Q&As, each 30 minute discussion will explore the literary and publishing industries from the perspectives of writers, agents, editors and more.

Whether you’re an emerging writer looking for advice on how to get started, or a seasoned professional interested in developing within the industry, our speakers can offer practical tips and valuable insights. 

Featuring agent roundtables, virtual book launches and in-depth discussion of specialist subjects, Clean Prose Talks really does have something for everyone. We’d love to welcome you to one of our Talks – it’s completely free, all you have to do is register. 


Take a look at our upcoming Talks below.

Our Speakers

Each of our Clean Prose Talks features professionals from across the literary and publishing industries. These 30 minute Zoom chats are a great way to feel inspired and keep writing.

Dr Pragya Agarwal

Dr Pragya Agarwal,author of recent Guardian Book of the Week, Sway: Unravelling Unconscious Bias

Jini Reddy

Jini Reddy, author of Wanderland: A Search for Magic in the Landscape

Jendella Benson

Jendella Benson, Head of Editorial at Black Ballad.

Jason Donald

Jason Donald, bestselling author of Choke Chain and Dalila.

Katherine May

Katherine May, bestselling author of Wintering and The Electricity of Every Living Thing

Samar Hammam

Samar Hammam, literary agent and founder of Rocking Chair Books

Thérèse Coen

Thérèse Coen, Literary Agent at Hardman & Swainson

Gemma Milne

Gemma Milne, freelance science and technology journalist and author of ‘Smoke & Mirrors: How Hype Obscures the Future and How to See Past It’.

Upcoming Clean Prose Talks