Something Rhymed: celebrating female literary friendship

Something Rhymed Salon: Sold Out!

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!

Owl Song at Dawn

Owl Song at Dawn captured by Legend Press

  It is my very great pleasure to share with you the news that Legend Press has acquired my novel, Owl Song at Dawn, which they will publish mid-2016. Since the novel was inspired by my autistic sister, I feel particular gratitude to the team at Legend for their commitment to celebrating the kinds of voices that have… Continue reading Owl Song at Dawn captured by Legend Press

The Memoir Garden

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When I came to evaluate my Arts Council Memoir Garden residency, it struck me that people with learning disabilities are subject to endless evaluation by social workers and carers, doctors and auditors. The official language and value judgements of such forms threaten to strip people with learning disabilities of their humanity. As a way to… Continue reading Anything else you think we should know?