Michelle Ward was joined in the studio by writer and journalist, Sylvia Kent with this months book club guest, Giles Bidder. Giles is a music journalist, singer/songwriter, radio presenter and blogger.
INTERVIEW – SYLVIA KENT
INTERVIEW – GILES BIDDER
As a F/L columnist/author 10 books/7 anthologies) my articles have appeared in national, regional magazines and online journals. Following Freelance Writer of the Year award for Writing Magazine, my work has appeared in 70 titles and my book FOLKLORE OF ESSEX contributed to Channel 5’s film COUNTY SECRETS. My book THE WOMAN WRITER, published by History Press is sold at the British Library. This history of the Society of Women Writers & Journalists starts in 1894 and includes pioneers who made their mark in journalism, literature & poetry. I celebrate the centenary of Joyce Grenfell, a former SWWJ president. A chapter is dedicated to Joyce. My books were reviewed in The Times and other dailies. I am SWWJ’s archivist working on several journals including on-line specialists. There are also several books downloadable via Kindle. Details on Facebook, Twitter and Amazon @sylviaakent & Film/audio clips now added.
My latest book co-written is THE BILLERICAY ZEPPELIN. BARKING & DAGENHAM FROM OLD PHOTOGRAPHS sells well. I am now a Vice President of SWWJ. www.swwj.co.uk Currently 307,000 page views recorded.