Last month, I went to a writing workshop led by the fantastic Jacqueline Wilson. Jacqueline Wilson is Chancellor at the University of Roehampton, where I am studying, so I thought I would pop along and see what she had to say.
A survivor from a religious cult tells her side of the story and learns to deal with the world Outside.
Shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal 2018 and the YA Book Prize 2018
Kane thinks he is a normal teenage boy – or, in his words, a “sassy gay teenage boy” – until he falls in love with a fairy prince and realises his destiny lies outside the sleepy Iowa town of Athens. A much-needed fantasy series with a lot of attitude.
An accident throws ten-year-old Fidge into a world powered by her sister’s imagination.
Shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal 2018
Added to my list of events for 2018
CALL FOR PAPERS
Centuries of Childhood
A conference on the history of children and childhood in Ireland and beyond
Hosted by the School of History and Geography, Dublin City University
Saturday, 16 June 2018
This conference’s name references Centuries of Childhood, the title of the 1962 English translation of Philippe Ariès’s L’enfant et la vie familiale sous l’Ancien Régime, the book that helped to launch the history of children and childhood as an academic discipline. The conference builds on previous initiatives in Ireland to foster this area of historical enquiry, such as the foundation of the History of Irish Childhood Research Network in 2014, in order to provide a fresh forum for researchers to discuss topics and themes related to the history of children and childhood (including adolescence) over the centuries both in Ireland and beyond its shores.
Suggested topics and themes might include but are not…
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OK, here we go! This year I will succeed!