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Writers in the Wood ~ Spotlight on Bolaji Eyo, author of Good Girls Don’t Put Out

Writers in the Wood ~ Spotlight on Bolaji Eyo, author of Good Girls Don’t Put Out

It was a rainy Saturday, a perfect day for snuggling under the covers at home with a cup of cocoa. Yet a determined group of writers chose to meet up for a book reading and author signing session. Cocooned within the red brick walls of All […]

Emerald Street Literary Festival 2017

Emerald Street Literary Festival 2017

On the 10th of June, I spent the afternoon at the Emerald Street Literary Festival. It’s a day-long event that centers around two of my favourite topics – writing and books. This year’s strong line-up included Naomi Alderman (winner of the 2017 Bailey’s Prize), Ayobami Adebayo, […]

An Afternoon with Siana Bangura

An Afternoon with Siana Bangura

On Sunday, May 28th in the cosy basement of the Waterstones on Tottenham Court road, Siana Bangura read from and discussed her debut book, Elephant. As a standard fiction novel reader, a poetry hour event isn’t my usual cup of tea. However, when I came across […]