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Jodi Picoult: Talking about her latest book, Small Great Things.

Yesterday I was lucky enough to go and see Jodi Picoult talk about her latest book, Small Great Things. She is touring the world to spread her message of what she sees as her most important book yet, and the hardest book that she has written. 844 more words

Book Review

November Writing News

November is turning out to be a busy month for me. There’s lots of writing and writing-related work to be done. And I’m really looking forward to it all. 278 more words

My Writing

Working Class Boy-Jimmy Barnes.

This morning, I finally finished reading Jimmy Barnes’s harrowing memoir: Working Class Boy. As much as I could write about the book, Jimmy Barnes summed up his reasons for writing the book so well: 832 more words

Parenting

A Creative Conversation with Kirsty Logan

I have something a little different, but still eminently literary, for you today!  At the University of Glasgow, we are lucky enough to have some excellent extracurricular talks organised for us by the English and Creative Writing departments.  722 more words

Author Talk: Will Kostakis

On the 26th of October this year I was invited along with many of my friends to see Will Kostakis, an author, talk about himself and his books as part of a gifted and talented enrichment program. 1,259 more words

Blog

Short Takes: News and Reviews

Welcome to Short Takes. Below you’ll find all the news, interviews, events, and reviews that you might have missed or can look forward to in the coming months. 1,856 more words

Press News

Jimmy Barnes: What do you Say when you meet a rock legend?

This morning, we rocked into our local bookshop to meet Australian rock legend, Jimmy Barnes,  lead singer of Australian rock band, Cold Chisel. Jimmy’s just recently released his memoir: … 1,470 more words

Parenting