How women and the moon intertwine in literature This is a republication of my co-authored article published by The Conversation on 18.07.19 read the original here. Sara Read, Loughborough University and Catie Gill, Loughborough University In the late 17th century, the female English playwright Aphra Behn wrote a smash hit play about a man obsessed […]

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Firstly, an apology for the time since my last post, but I bring some news! The Gossips’ Choice I have been busy writing and securing a contract for my first novel. It is an exciting new venture for me. They say everyone has a novel in them and I certainly did: this one burst forth […]

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In the festive episode of Loughborough University’s School of Poetry Podcast, I was invited to chat about festive verse with presenter Dr Oliver Tearle and Dr Barbara Cooke. For the ‘So bad it’s good’ segment, I picked a history in verse written during the English Civil Wars era. The poem is not primarily about Christmas […]

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I was delighted to be asked back to Andrea Zuvich’s ‘The Seventeenth Century Lady’ blog for a short chat about anachronisms and bloopers in works of historical fiction. You can read our conversation here. Andrea’s latest book A Year in the Life of Stuart Britain (2016) is available to buy in hardback or on Kindle

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