BRIDGET WHELAN writer

for writers and readers….

Magic Realism: it’s not just a fairytale moment – Salman Rushdie QUOTES FOR WRITERS

When people use the term magic realism, usually they only mean ‘magic’ and they don’t hear ‘realism’, whereas the way in which magic realism actually works is for the magic … Continue reading

January 24, 2021 · 4 Comments

If you can’t get your head around what’s happening in Ukraine perhaps a poet can help…

A dear friend, poet and novelist Naomi Foyle will be reading tonight at English PEN’s Ukrainian Poetry Evening in Oxford alongside poet Ihor Pavlyuk and translator Steve Komarnyckyj Naomi isn’t … Continue reading

March 6, 2014 · Leave a comment