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Books: The Bloody Chamber & The Fault in Our Stars

One of the amazing things about being an English Teaching Assistant (ETA) is that according to my contract I’m supposed to work a maximum of 26 hours a week. 946 more words


The Company of Wolves

Neil Jordan’s surreal adaption of Red Riding Hood is one of my favourite movies and unfortunately quite unknown among the younger generations. It is based on the story “The Bloody Chamber” written by Angela Carter who co-wrote the screenplay as well. 98 more words


Classy Talk: The Fiction Workshop at Richard Hugo House

Over on the Hugo House blog, my Classy Talk interview sheds a bit more light on my upcoming  fiction workshop. Take a look, sign up, and help me spread the word about it!  36 more words


The Literary Lycanthrope, or, How I Came to Love the Wolf

This post is written with the modest aim of introducing myself and what I study. So, hello, I am Kaja. As the introductory post says I am one of two PhD research students who are funded by the University of Hertfordshire via OGOM. 681 more words


‘Wise Children’ by Angela Carter – A Show Biz Story

‘Wise Children’ by Angela Carter (1991) – 234 pages

Here is a novel about the dance act the Lucky Chances who are identical twin sisters Dora and Nora Chance.  397 more words

Book Reviews

OGOM: 'Company of Wolves', conference July 2015

Going to be blogging too about the fabulous ‘Company of Wolves’ event OGOM is  presenting in July of this year. I am holding off posting the full CFP for a few days until I have heard from the wonderful duo that is Anne Rice and Neil Jordan. 116 more words



Illustrations for the Bloody Chamber and other stories by Angela Carter – Katt Frank