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Author Profile: Ursula K Le Guin

Sci-fi and fantasy author Ursula K Le Guin passed away last week at the age of 88. She inspired countless authors (you can read some of the tributes written for her here) and has a huge fan following, not least because her books explore themes like feminism, gender and sexuality, race, environmentalism, and anarchism! Le… Continue reading Author Profile: Ursula K Le Guin

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Pride Month: More Than This by Patrick Ness

June is Pride Month, when people around the world commemorate the Stonewall Riots (which sparked the fight for LGBT+ civil rights in the USA) and remember the LGBT+ people who lost their lives to AIDS and hate crime. It’s also a time to recognise the achievements of the LGBT+ community, and to talk about what… Continue reading Pride Month: More Than This by Patrick Ness

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Author Profile: Neil Gaiman

With the Starz television adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s American Gods coming out at the end of April, hype surrounding the fantasy author has never been higher. Recent radio adaptations of Good Omens (co-authored with the late Terry Pratchett), Neverwhere and Stardust have brought these cult novels to new audiences. Gaiman has guest starred on The Simpsons,… Continue reading Author Profile: Neil Gaiman