This is an old draft I never posted!! But there are some fantastic books here so here it is anyway. This is what I read in July and August this year.
As much as I wish I could post about each book individually, I just don’t think I will be able to so apologies to all these authors who deserve their own spots!
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This term, I am taking a creative writing module, Writing for a Child Audience, on my Masters course at Roehampton University. Every week we submit short creative pieces, and this is my first: the introduction to a story in which adult authority is dispensed with.
This is a piece that could become something much longer and interesting, so we’ll see if I ever get round to it!
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Last week, I went to a panel discussion on feminism and fantasy at Waterstones Piccadilly. I left with a hugely expanded TBR.
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I’m just not going to get around to writing individual posts so in the meantime here’s a summary of what I’ve been reading.
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On Thursday the 5
th of July, 2018, I got up at 5am, hopped on a train from Tottenham Hale, and jetted off to Cambridge for the Cambridge University Centre for Research in Children’s Literature’s 4 th Symposium on Cognitive Approaches to Children’s Literature.
Image credict: CRCL
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