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Frederick Law Olmsted, Trees in streets and in parks (Review)

I last came across the American landscape architect, Frederick Law Olmsted, a few years ago when I was doing some freelance research for a Canberra 2013 centenary project. 993 more words

Women Writers


Female Arts in association with South Street Arts Centre celebrate five years of gender equality activism with ‘Rebellious Acts’ an evening of incendiary new writing on Saturday 14 May at South Street Arts Centre in Reading. 356 more words

Women Playwrights

WhitLit Festival presents The End of the Affair

A new play by Alison Mead will be part of the Whitstable Literary Festival. (You can see our interview with Alison about her previous play… 62 more words

Women Playwrights

Where are all the other bards?

Where are all the other bards?

Have you ever seen been exhilarated by a production of 17th century writer Aphra Behn? Have you ever been riveted by a play of 18th century writer Susanna Centlivre? 774 more words

Curriculum Resources

More London 2015


London, June 2015: Hunting for Blackfriars Bridge. Because Blackfriars is where Tessa and Jem, the other leg of The Infernal Devices… 107 more words


National Poetry Month Feature: Judith Stanton

Judith Stanton is a historical romance author, a former college professor and scholar. She’s obsessed with horses and generally, the natural world. I know Judith as a teacher through the wonderful creative writing program offered through my local community college in Pittsboro, NC. 341 more words


Saturday Shorts: The Summer People by Kelly Links

Over Easter, I happened to see a tweet by Cannongate books offering up a free short story by Kelly Link. Link isn’t an author I’d heard of but I love short stories as I think I’ve mentioned before and – added bonus – this was free, so a good chance to discover new author….if I enjoyed the book that is. 331 more words