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More or Less Asian? Stereotypes in Literature: talk at Asia House 12th Nov 2014

The cuddly liberal Guardian thought this illustration was OK. The original photo of the squirrel before the Guardian’s Goebbels squad got on the job. I’m on a panel next Wednesday at Asia House for a debate — More or Less … Continue reading

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Teaching the Wigan Pier Workshops hosted by the Orwell Prize

Some of the lovely students from the afternoon session of my Poetry Against the Cuts class at the Wigan Pier Workshops, presented by the Orwell Prize. The workshops are held in the delightful bright and airy Sunshine House Community Centre … Continue reading

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Charles Shaar Murray’s Hothouse Journalism writing course returns to Camden in September

Or learn how to pimp your prose. Legendary author and journalist Charles Shaar Murray’s excellent Hothouse Project “Journalism as Art and Craft” writing classes return to north London in September 2013 for eight weeks. CSM has been dubbed “the rock … Continue reading

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