Interviews

Today we welcome Alex Thornber, host of regular open-mic night, Use Your Words, and a writer in his own, well, right. Use Your Words is on Wednesday 25th October. Where are you from? In the physical life I have lived I’m originally from Chandler’s Ford. I moved around for a few years but never felt...
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Today we welcome psychological thriller writer A J Waines (Alison) to the blog. Alison will be in conversation with, well, me, on Wednesday 25th October from 7:30pm at The Docks Coffee House on Oxford Street. Tickets are available on Eventbrite (and include a cup of excellent coffee or tea). Where are you from? I moved...
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Today we welcome to the blog Nazneen Ahmed, Writer In Residence of the Southampton libraries. Nazneen will be running a fantasy writing workshop for children on Tuesday 24th October from 10:30am at the Central Library. Tickets are free but booking is essential, please see below; Nazneen will also be taking part in the Southampton Showboat....
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Today we welcome Issa Loyaan Farrah, creator and host of open-mic poetry night, Write A Note. Write A Note will be happening on Tuesday 24th October from 8pm. Where are you from? Newtown and St Mary’s, Southampton. Tell us about Write A Note. Write a Note is a monthly gathering for appreciators and performers of...
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Today we welcome Hannah Morgan to the blog. Hannah is the events organiser for the Touch Network. Read on to find out more about the highly popular and inspiring, evenings the group hold. Why did you create your story telling evenings? Our story telling events came out of our founders experience of how storytelling helped...
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Today we welcome historian and writer James Evans to the blog. James will be talking about his non-fiction book, Emigrants – in which Southampton and the Mayflower play key roles – on 24th October from 7:30pm at the Central Library. Tickets can be purchased here. How long have you been a writer and how did...
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Today we welcome historian and writer Cheryl Butler to the blog. Cheryl will be in conversation with James Gough of the Southampton Cultural Development Trust, on Thursday 19th October from 19:30 at the Central Library. Tickets are available on Eventbrite. Where are you from? I was born and brought up in Southampton; my mother’s family...
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