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Interview: Rosie Wilby

Rosie Wilby, Comedian, performer and writer, is approaching the launch of her first book; ‘Is Monogamy Dead’, which comes from 7 years of work, research and three theatre shows.

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The Gender Battles Worth Fighting - Cheltenham Literary Festival

The discussion panel - Megan Beech, Caroline Criado-Perez, Katie Glass and Polly Vernon with Eleanor Mills - sadly reinforced the assumption that women are unable to discuss any issue other than body image and appearance. Cheltenham Literary Festival 2015

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‘What Do We Mean by Poetry?’ - Cheltenham Literary Festival

‘Are the use of the voice and the body an integral part of poetry?...Can we reposition the role and the importance of performance within poetry?’. Cheltenham Literary Festival 2015

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Dazzling Debuts at Henley Literary Festival

Rachael Ball, Emma Hooper & Vaseem Khan in conversation with Joe Haddow: three novelists came together to talk about their debut publications at Henley Literary Festival. Music, feminism, Canada, art, breast cancer, graphic novels, India and baby elephants.

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Caroline Lucas 'Honourable Friends?...' at Henley Literary Festival

It was a full house for Caroline Lucas’s talk. She has written and published ‘Honourable Friends? Parliament and the Fight for Change’ which records some of her experiences over the past five years as a Green party M.P. at Westminster.

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Yasmin Khan ‘The Raj at War’ - Henley Literary Festival

‘The Raj at War: A People’s History of India’s Second World War’ is the latest book by Yasmin Khan. Her talk at this year’s Henley Festival was an excellent exposition of its subject matter, delivered with élan and easy charm.

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Born Survivors - Henley Literary Festival review

In her latest book 'Born Survivors', author and journalist Wendy Holden chronicles the stories of three extraordinary women, who in their youth were pregnant when sent to Auschwitz. Henley Literary Festival 2015

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Cheltenham Literary Festival line up 2015

Every year Cheltenham Festivals invites more than 2,500 of the world’s finest musicians, writers, scientists, performers and thinkers to entertain and inspire. Feminist/ female highlights from the Cheltenham Literary Festival Programme 2-11th October 2015

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Jamie Oliveira: ‘Telling myself that I was free was a radical act of self-love’

Oliveira burning a statement that was said to her. Photo by Katie Lewellyn.

Jamie Oliveira’s powerful photo book speaks up about abuse and gender inequality.

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Opposite Books are accepting art as payment for e-books

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