What's new:

My new novel, ANCESTRY, is to be published in the United Kingdom and elsewhere by Little Brown at the end of July 2022. In the United States it will be published by Other Press in September.



Hear me talking with Richard & Judy about The Girl Who Fell From The Sky, for the WH Smiths, Richard & Judy Book Club

Hear me in discussion with Diane Rehm on the Diane Rehm Show, National Public Radio in the US.

and also in an interview for ABC radio in Australia


Bremen University have a video of me delivering a lecture at the Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg (Hanse Institute for Advanced Study) on Mendel's Dwarf in 2012. You can see it here.

A brief video giving an outline of The Girl Who Fell From The Sky, for WH Smiths. And more here

Date Venue


Slunovrat festival, Opava, Czech Republic

22-24/7/2022 Mendel Festival, Brno, CR

18/8/2022 Edinburgh Book Festival

16/9/2022 onwards Hastings Lit Fest









Simon Mawer 2008 - 2022. This website is written and maintained by the author.