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Come to the Reading of ‘Sweet Tongues’, an anthology of new writing about FOOD on Wednesday 11 December at Nexus Cafe, Manchester
From the sweet tongues of new writers – A Food Poetry Collection Commonword presents Sweet Tongues Crocus Food Anthology Launch 11th December Nexus Arts Cafe 7pm
Why Do I Write? You’ll find the answer in this interview about the Frances Lincoln Diverse Voices Children’s Book Award 2010
Rafi Brown was shortlisted in this diversity competion and I was interviewed later by the Tom Avery, the winner, for his blog about The Frances Lincoln Diverse Voices Children’s Book Award 2010 Meet short-listed writer Sue Stern as she tells us about her writing:- What do you usually write about and who do you write [...]
To my delight, I’ve just head from the RNIB children’s librarians in Stockport that they will be making a large-print version of Rafi Brown in the next few months!!!! This is what one of the librarians at the Stockport Office for Children’s Books said, … things are rather up in the air at the moment [...]
I found WW in about 1995, thanks to me dear mother, who was still working at the age of eighty, and needed to be weaned away from our family health food shop, ‘The Laughing Lentil’ in Cheetham Hill. Loving to write and paint, already attending an art class, I decided that here was a place [...]
Full disclosure first: I know Susan Stern and have followed her career with interest for some years. I have always thought her a good writer, one of those who have from the beginning deserved traditional publication. I read a shorter version of this novel some years ago, but in this new incarnation, it’s a much [...]
I was a little nervous about my first school visit on Thursday, to St Paul’s Primary School, Withington, but it was brilliant! The forty-five Year 5 children listened intently, and asked loads of really thoughtful questions. Heather came too, and they were able to ask her about being, and becoming an artist. I’d prepared my [...]
Tea and a Chat?
DIDSBURY ARTS FESTIVAL 22 JUNE A great Rafi Brown writing and drawing workshop with Heather, and 25 children who came to write or draw stories! 12 mums and dads, and so many children who wanted me to read their stories at the end! One of the dads wrote a not-for-kids poem on his phone — [...]
A great event! Children filled the library space, parents drank tea at the back, and we sold eight copies of the book!