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”
Title: QUEER: LGBT writing from Ancient Times to YesterdayAuthor: Various (edited by Frank Wynne)Genres: Short Stories, Poetry, Graphic Novel, Memoir, Novel (extracts)Release Date: Jan 21, 2021Head of Zeus • Bookshop.org (UK) Queer history and queer experiences of all forms are captured so well in this anthology. This book validated my own queer identity, whilst expanding my definition ofContinue reading “Why queer art & writing is important | QUEER Anthology – REVIEW 🏳️🌈”
Ever wondered what happened to Alice after Wonderland? H.J. Ramsay tells you, in her great YA novel Ever Alice.
You know when you read a poetry book so good that you just have to stop what you’re doing and appreciate it for a minute? That was this book for me.
Last Saturday, Charlie and Jake, two wonderful musicians, celebrated 6 months of their monthly open collab night Echoes & Edges. A well-deserved congratulations to them! Their concept is so simple, yet so moving. Charlie and Jake improvise music with spoken word pieces playing overhead, and although I’ve seen this happen before at spoken word nights,Continue reading “The Best New Poetry-Music Collab Stream: Echoes & Edges”