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Oxford Children’s Rights Network

The Care Experience Conference Write up from a talk at the Oxford Children’s Rights Network at the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights. Dr Cat Hugman and myself were invited by Dr Mariela Neagu, on behalf of the Oxford Children’s Rights … Continue reading

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Lost for Words by Stephanie Butland

Day 26: Lost for Words by Stephanie Butland THIS BOOKSHOP KEEPS MANY SECRETS . . . Lost for Words (2017) features a care experienced character who is intelligent, articulate, a lover of words and books and of course feisty, vulnerable … Continue reading

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Interview with Jacqui Grant from The Beat

Thanks to Jacqui Grant from The Beat for interviewing me Sunday 11th March about my Doctoral Research – Hiraeth: Finding a Fictional Home and care experience in fiction. You can hear the interview here. In 2012, I met Lemn Sissay … Continue reading

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Lost for Words by Stephanie Butland

Stephanie Butland lives in Northumberland, close to the place where she grew up. She writes in a studio at the bottom of her garden, and loves being close to the sea. She’s thriving after cancer. Loveday is so spiky and … Continue reading

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Quieter Than Killing by Sarah Hilary

Sarah Hilary has worked as a bookseller, and with the Royal Navy. Her debut novel, Someone Else’s Skin (2014), won the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2015, and was a World Book Night selection for 2016. The … Continue reading

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