When I was applying for publishing jobs, like most Publishing Hopefuls, I thought there was only one thing I could do – become an Editor. Well, the reality is far from it! Currently, I’m a Publicity & Admin Assistant at Penguin Random House, specifically the Penguin Press division which includes the iconic Penguin Classics and Penguin Modern Classics imprints, as well as Allen Lane, Particular and Pelican books. Come see what a day in my life is like!
Looking for your next read? Let me tell you why it’ll be Nicola Yoon’s new YA Romance, Instructions for Dancing.
Gender Euphoria is a collection of stories about gender, by trans, non-binary and intersex people across a range of professions and ages. What this anthology does, is show two things. Firstly, that the issue of gender dysphoria and subtle discrimination, can basically be anywhere. Hearing people talk about their experiences with being of a non-cisContinue reading “Gender Euphoria – MINI REVIEW”
Title: The Crossing Author: Manjeet MannGenres: YA, Poetry, Drama, Social Commentary/Critique Release Date: Jun 3, 2021Bookshop.org (UK) • Waterstones **NO SPOILERS!** As a sceptical reader with very particular tastes, this book made me cry. I am a very fussy reader. I’m not afraid to resign a book to the ‘never read’ pile the minute aContinue reading “Why Should Refugees Be Accepted? | The Crossing by Manjeet Mann – REVIEW”
Towards the end of a long Readathon, it can be easy to get deflated if you don’t know where to look. So, here are 3 quick reads you can get through easily to help round off your Asian readathon, from a certified Asian.
Hello everyone, and happy World Book Day! It’s amazing how books can be like time capsules, holding memories of a specific part of your life – wouldn’t you agree? In that vain, I thought I’d write a quick post, sharing 3 special memories of 3 special books of mine. (Of course, I could pick WAYContinue reading “3 Book Memories | Happy World Book Day! 📚”
Why we need to go from ‘How To Read More’ to ‘How To Read More Intentionally’.
Mint tea in clean mug,warm and small feelings of joy,which I hold onto.
I have noted in these past few nights,that Confidence is not found in the usual places;it is not found inside another personbetween cracks and small openings,between the rust and rubble ofsomeone’s dampened heart,or broken art,but rather amongLs: leather, lipstick and lingerie — and no, I don’t list these because I am an object,but rather becauseContinue reading “the L illusion”