Press & Reviews

Brew and Books Review: Owl Song At Dawn

“Owl Song At Dawn is set in Morecambe, which is only down the road from where I live. As a northern novel there are many iconic landmarks and references that I could easily associate with, such as The Midland Hotel where I only recently had afternoon tea, Brucciani’s that do wonderful coffees and ice creams,… Continue reading Brew and Books Review: Owl Song At Dawn

The Silent Room

Silent Room: A Journey of Language

Emma Claire Sweeney is serving as the Silent Room: A Journey of Language project’s visiting poet and workshop leader. Silent Room: A Journey of Language is a collaboration between poet and visual artist, Denise Saul, film maker Helmie Stil and the communication disability network, Connect. The project gives an insight into the regeneration of identity post onset of… Continue reading Silent Room: A Journey of Language

Press & Reviews

Book Review: Kit De Waal’ My Name Is Leon Vs Emma Claire Sweeney’ Owl Song At Dawn

Owl Song at Dawn was reviewed by Litro Magazine: “Poignant and rich, and British as a stick of Morecombe rock, Owl Song at Dawn provides an insight into the hitherto hidden world of the severely disabled, and families who vehemently oppose their institutionalisation. Here, they become people with voices, not just statistics…the decision to convey Edie’s… Continue reading Book Review: Kit De Waal’ My Name Is Leon Vs Emma Claire Sweeney’ Owl Song At Dawn

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Owl Song at Dawn featured in ‘Books to Read on a Staycation’ roundup in Stylist magazine

Stylist magazine asked Emma for a booklist for a literary road trip with Owl Song at Dawn at the top. “Even if not in search of a holiday read for a staycation, it’s always pleasingly absorbing to immerse oneself in a story with plot twists and turns taking place within familiar landscapes. So here, starting with… Continue reading Owl Song at Dawn featured in ‘Books to Read on a Staycation’ roundup in Stylist magazine

Appearances · Press & Reviews

Book Signing In Honor Of Not the Booker Longlist Nomination

If any of you are in the area tomorrow morning, it would be great to meet you in person at Chorleywood or Gerrard’s Cross bookshops, where I will be signing copies of Owl Song at Dawn in honour of its Guardian Not the Booker long listing. I’ll be at Chorleywood Bookshop (WD3 5NJ) from 10am… Continue reading Book Signing In Honor Of Not the Booker Longlist Nomination