For each project, Daisy will pair an author’s manuscript with an illustrator whose style will visualise the subject well, and is suitable for the reading age of the book. She will then send the illustrator briefs, including the layout of each page with the text in place, so the illustrator has an idea of what … Keep Reading
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Andrew Hussey OBE is a cultural historian and biographer. He has published multiple books, focusing primarily on 20th century French history and biography. Hussey joined the University of London in Paris in 2006, where he is now Professor of French and Comparative Literature.
Out of print since 1968, Nairn’s Paris is a unique guidebook from the late, great architectural writer, Ian Nairn. Illustrated with the author’s black and white snaps of the city, Nairn gives his readers an … Keep Reading
Sabrina Weiss is a freelance journalist and author, specialising in deeply-reported features and multimedia storytelling. Before going freelance in 2021, Weiss worked for Wired magazine in London and the Swiss newspaper Neue Zürcher Zeitung. Her articles have also appeared in the New Statesman and Republik, among other magazines. She has also recorded podcasts and authored three non-fiction children’s books.
From islands that have been taken over by animals to disappearing islands, islands made of shells, artificial … Keep Reading
Kirsty Gunn writes short stories, novels and essays. She also directs and teaches, with novelist Meaghan Delahunt, WordPath Scotland, an online weekend creative writing programme. Gunn is the recipient of several awards and prizes including the Scottish Arts Council Bursary for Literature, the New York Times Notable Book award, and the Sundial Scottish Arts Council Book of the Year.
John Wilson Foster is an essayist, literary critic, cultural historian and playwright. From 1974 until 2002 he was Professor of English at the University of British Columbia of which he is now professor emeritus. In 2001 he was National University of Ireland Professor at NUI, Maynooth. After early retirement he was a Leverhulme visiting professor to the U.K., visiting professor at the University of Toronto, and visiting fellow at the National University of Ireland, Galway.