Owl Song at Dawn will be available at a discounted price for a limited time only. If you have yet to get a copy, now is your chance. If you already have, now is your chance to share the book with others as a gift. Purchase the paperback version for just £5.37 and the Kindle version… Continue reading Promotion: Give the Gift of Owl Song at Dawn
Emma will be appearing at the Mencap ‘The Big Day Out’ Annual Conference. The event will take place at Silverstone Racecourse on Saturday, October 8th. Emma will be appearing at 1pm on the main stage to talk about literary representations of learning disability and the influence of her sister on Owl Song at Dawn. Later in… Continue reading Appearance at Mencap Annual Conference
Emma will be participating in the Keele Hall Readings at Keele University on Monday, October 10, 2016. The event will take place in the Keele Hall Senior Common Room at 7:30 PM. At Keele, she will be reading from her recently published debut novel Owl Song at Dawn, which was inspired by her sister who… Continue reading Owl Song at Dawn Reading at Keele Hall
Emma ran a fascinating Creative Carers project with Camden Carers, using artefacts from the archives at Bishopsgate Institute as prompts for creative writing exercises. The project culminated in a readings event, during which members of Camden Carers showcased their powerful work.
“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
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
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