Inclusivity in a Whitewashed World | Leaky Lit Panel

I recently attended Leakycon in Dublin, which for those who don't know, is a Harry Potter convention and a bloody darn good one at that. Part of that, the Leakylit track, hosts a variety of panels where authors and readers alike can discuss issues such as how Harry Potter influenced literature to how privilege and …

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Romance Is Literature Too: Who’s That Girl by Mhairi McFarlane | Book Review

‘You know, I could get offended,’ Elliot said. ‘I thought you’d want to share yourself around!’ Edie said. ‘What am I, fucking hummus?!’ I’ve recently graduated from UoR, where I studied English literature and Language. Whilst there, I definitely got a certain vibe from particular lecturers,  that some books just weren’t good enough to be …

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What to do at Glastonbury apart from the music: some belated advice

So this is late, naturally. In fact, this blog post is pretty much void until the next Glastonbury in 2019 (2018 is their rest year to give the farm time to breathe). Nevertheless, I’m writing it anyway because now I’m back at work, I want to relive the fun. Don’t get me wrong, the music …

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