The Man Booker Prize for Fiction shortlist 2015 was announced last week. See the list here: http://themanbookerprize.com/man-booker-prize-2015. If you work in publishing or at a bookshop you will already know about the shortlist and have seen tables piled up with the six shortlisted books. For everyone else, it depends on whether you read books andContinue reading “Man Booker Prize 2015 and Penelope Fitzgerald”
Author Archives: Yasmin Keyani
Enid Marx – Queen of the Mocquette
When I think of the name ‘Marx’ two things come to mind – The Marx Brothers and Karl Marx. Both are interesting in their own ways, but I had never heard of Enid Marx (1902-1998) until we visited the Compton Verney Art Gallery in the summer holidays. She was an English painter, designer, children’s book writerContinue reading “Enid Marx – Queen of the Mocquette”
September is ‘Back to School’
Vivian Maier worked as a nanny in America, but her real work was photography. She took photographs everywhere (often when walking the children she was looking after) and kept the negatives. She had a few printed, but never made money from her photography. Which is a shame as after her death her negatives were discovered,Continue reading “September is ‘Back to School’”
Hello and welcome to my new blog! It’s about writing. Mainly creative writing and mine, but other types and authors are welcome too. From my extensive research (via internet searches and things other people have told me) blogging can be a useful and fun activity. Good. However, setting up a blog is tricky and difficultContinue reading “Blogging”
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