If you have read and enjoyed Owl Song at Dawn, please do consider taking thirty seconds to vote for it as BookHugger Book of the Year. It’s a real highlight of my publishing experience so far to see Owl Song at Dawn on this ten-book shortlist along with novels by the likes of Emma Donoghue,… Continue reading Owl Song at Dawn Up For BookHugger Book of the Year
It’s going to be a bit of a summer of self-promotion with my novel, Owl Song at Dawn, coming out on July 1st. If you can just come to one event, please make it this one, where I will be interviewing Kathy Lette about her novel, The Boy Who Fell to Earth, which was inspired… Continue reading In Conversation with Kathy Lette
In the May issue of Writers Forum, Anita Loughrey interviewed me about how the research for my novel, Owl Song at Dawn, led me to fall in love with Morecambe, a town I had never previously visited. My main characters insisted that they came from this northern seaside resort. I did try to relocate my novel to my hometown of Birkenhead.… Continue reading For the Love of Morecambe
We’re looking forward to a full house tonight at New York University – London. If you haven’t already booked your free ticket, try emailing us at SomethingRhymed@gmail.com and we’ll let you know if there are any last-minute cancellations. Our panellists (Michael Caines of TLS, Harriett Gilbert of A Good Read, and award-winning writers Maggie Gee… Continue reading Something Rhymed Salon: Sold Out!
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We are delighted to announce that we have each been awarded a Grants for the Arts from Arts Council England. Part of this grant will fund a series of salons where writers and industry professionals will discuss the problem of gender inequality in the literary world, and come up with positive solutions.…
New York University A panel discussion on oral history with Jacqueline Bishop (My Mother Who Is Me), Emma Claire Sweeney (The Memoir Garden), and Tim Tomlinson (Yolanda: An Oral History in Verse). DATE Wednesday, Mar 23 TIME 6:30 PM – 7:45 PM PLACE LS Lobby, 726 Broadway New York Writers Workshop Red Room reading series… Continue reading New York Events
I was delighted that one of my short stories was selected for inclusion in More Raw Material, an anthology of work inspired by Alan Sillitoe. It’s a great honour to feature in such a stellar line-up. After publication, the editors interviewed each of the contributors, so I thought I’d share my answers with you. Why or… Continue reading More Raw Material