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Living in London during Lockdown – Michele Kirsch

Reading Time: 7 minutes Michele Kirsch, asthmatic isolator, mother of two, author, and furloughed chef, writes about her experiences of lockdown from a tower block in East London. LOCKDOWN: Day something. I forget exactly. The Vicar. My vicar is bellowing to me from safety across the road. He is trying to put social distancing into a spiritual context, but […]

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AofA People: Sue Bentley – Author

Reading Time: 4 minutes Sue Bentley is an author who has published over 70 books during her 25 year career. She is best known for her multi-million selling Magic Kitten, Magic Puppy, Magic Ponies and Magic Bunny series – for readers aged 5-8 years. Her latest, a dark fantasy thriller entitled We Other was published in April this year. WHAT IS YOUR […]

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AofA Culture Interview: Susie Osbourne – Author

Reading Time: 5 minutes The inimitable club owner and author Sophie Parkin talks to writer, Susi Osborne. And helps us to not be so London-centric. Susi Osborne, 69, was born in Winsford, Cheshire and still lives there, just not in the same house! She is married with two children. In 2006 she had her first novel published, in 2011 […]

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AofA People: Monique Roffey – Author, Lecturer

Reading Time: 2 minutes Monique Roffey is an award-winning Trinidadian-born writer. Her erotic novel The Tryst, was published in the summer of 2017. Her novel House of Ashes, 2014, was shortlisted for the COSTA Fiction Award, 2015, as well as the OCM BOCAS Award 2015. Her erotic memoir, With the Kisses of his Mouth, caused controversy and critical acclaim in […]