In this cycle of competitions we are soliciting proposals in the humanities and related social sciences that adopt an explicitly cross-cultural or comparative perspective. We invite submission of projects that, for example, compare aspects of Chinese history and culture with those of other nations and civilizations, explore the interaction of these nations and civilizations, or engage in cross-cultural research on the relations among the diverse and shifting populations of China.
Emma lives in the Somerset hills with her husband and two terriers. It is a historical time-fantasy inspired by the medieval leper hospital once sited in the village where Bea now lives. Liz ran My Favourite Books book blog for several years and wrote articles and reviews for other online sites about comics, movies and best writerly coffee shops in London.
During the day Liz is an executive assistant in London, but her mind is always busy with writerly thoughts and how to get her characters into deep er trouble. As a child her favourite thing to do was hang out at the beach.
When it rained, which it did a lot, she read acres of books and wrote stories of her own. After leaving school, Helen lived in London, California, Long Island, and New Jersey before coming full circle and ending up back where she started.
Twelve years, a lot of hard work and loads of rejections later I had an agent Carolyn Whitaker, London Independent Books and my first novel — A Brighter Fear — was published.
As a child, she read everything she could get her hands on, including a huge amount of science fiction and fantasy.
She studied Maths at Oxford, and went on to suffer years of writing unbearably complicated technical documents before deciding to write something that was fun for a change.
She has a husband, a son, a lot of books, and an aversion to housework.
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She grew up immersed in ancient myths about dragons and giants, and spent most of her childhood getting into trouble while exploring the local cemetery. Blackfin Sky is her debut novel out nowand Breaker will be released in Spring She developed a passion for story-telling as a long-suffering English teacher, when she discovered it was the best way to get her students to stop talking and listen to her.
She is the fourth of five sisters, which means she still eats with her arm shielding her plate. He toyed with medieval history at St Andrews University, and wrote a PhD thesis on apocalyptic beliefs in the early Crusades. He threw paint around at the Ruskin School of Drawing in Oxford, then found himself in Dublin where he threw more paint around and reviewed films until his flatmate set the building alight one Christmas, whereupon he scuttled back to England and started making up stories.
He is guilty of two novels featuring forensic sorcerer Frank Sampson: Rhian has always wanted to be a writer but was told to get a proper job, so she trained as a teacher. She sold the rights to the novel when she was 21, whilst she was still at university.
The Next Together has been translated into five languages worldwide. It was longlisted for the Branford Boase Award, a prize given to recognise an outstanding novel by a first time writer. The Loneliest Girl in the Universe was inspired by a Physics calculation she was assigned at university.
Lauren is a passionate advocate of STEM further education, and all of her books feature scientists in prominent roles. She lives in the West Midlands and is an Arts Council grant recipient. The first book, Squishy McFluff: The second Squishy title published in Augustthe third is due to publish in February In a previous life, Pip wrote and edited features about glamorous things, such as fast cars and travel.Jan 09, · The following corrections & clarifications have been published on stories produced by USA TODAY's newsroom: misidentified Ford's scholastic association 01/17/failure-find-malaysia .
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Overview. Students will study the criteria used to select notable book awards, including for the Caldecott Medal and the Newbery Medal, before they develop their own Class Book Awards to bestow upon favorite books in the classroom library. Art Practical, the online journal for visual arts criticism in the Bay Area, and the Asian Contemporary Arts Consortium San Francisco (ACAC-SF) announce the second round of applications for the ACAC Writing Fellowship and invite entries for its year this spring.
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