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  • Wuthering Heights

    Wuthering Heights

         A week ago, I idly picked this 30 year old paperback off one of our bookshelves.  I decided to re-read the opening, which I couldn’t remember.  And as soon as I started, I couldn’t stop.  My on-the-go book […]

     
  • Why the Somali Community?

    I wrote about Somalis because I met some inspirational Somalis.     A few days ago I got a facebook message in response to a blog I’d written for the Guardian, about my book What Was Never Said. http://www.theguardian.com/childrens-books-site/2015/may/27/why-we-cant-stay-silent-about-fgm? The […]

     
  • ForBooks’Sake – What Was Never Said

    ForBooks’Sake – What Was Never Said

    http://forbookssake.net/2015/05/28/emma-craigie-on-the-inspiration-behind-what-was-never-said/ EMMA CRAIGIE ON THE INSPIRATION BEHIND ‘WHAT WAS NEVER SAID’ 28TH MAY 2015 Emma Craigie’s latest book ‘What Was Never Said’ is one of the first YA novels to deal with FGM. But what prompted the British-based writer and […]

     
  • Why We Can’t Stay Silent – Guardian

    Why We Can’t Stay Silent – Guardian

    http://www.theguardian.com/childrens-books-site/2015/may/27/why-we-cant-stay-silent-about-fgm Why we can’t stay silent about FGM Researching her latest book, YA author Emma Craigie went to the first National Conference on Female Genital Mutilation in 2012 and found inspiration. The result – What Was Never Said – is […]