Emma Claire Sweeney will be the faculty reader for a Reading Night Literary Event at New York University London, appearing alongside Orange-Prize-shortlisted guest novelist, Emma Henderson, and NYU London Literary Club members. Where: New York University London, 6 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3RA, Rooms 105 & 106 When: Wednesday, 30 November, 2016, 6pm RSVP at… Continue reading New York University London Literary Event: Wednesday November 30th
Emma and Emily Midorikawa will be hosting a writing event at City, University of London, where both teach on the Novel Studio programme. From the Something Rhymed blog: As long-term friends who’ve supported each other’s careers from the beginning, we know just how important building strong links with other writers can be. We’ll be joined by Something… Continue reading Upcoming Event: Writing Friendships at City, University of London
Clothing retailer Jigsaw‘s Style and Truth magazine commissioned Emma to write a fictional piece inspired by the theme of vision. Read the exclusive short story, entitled “The Roseate Tern,” here or pick up a beautiful hardcopy version in Jigsaw stores in both the UK and internationally.
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.