Michelle was joined by author, linguist and historian, Amanada J Thomas for a fascinating talk about her books, her work on the TV show Who do you think you Are, history, Covid, languages and more.
Her books include: The Nonconformist Revolution (Pen & Sword History, 2020),
Cholera – The Victorian Plague (Pen & Sword History, 2015 (1st edition), 2020 (2nd edition)),
INTERVIEW WITH SYLVIA
As always, big thanks to the wonderful writer, journalist, Sylvia Kent, for her knowledge, contacts and support of all writers wherever they may be on their writing journeys.
Sylvia is a freelance, author/columnist. Her 12th book BRENTWOOD IN 50 BUILDINGS is now in bookshops, & work has been published in national, regional and on-line press.
Following Freelance Writer of the Year award (Writing Magazine) her work has appeared in 75 titles and my FOLKLORE OF ESSEX contributed to Channel 5’s film COUNTY SECRETS. The History Press published THE WOMAN WRITER obtained at the British Library. This book outlines the provenance of the SWWJ’s 1894 foundation and includes our pioneering members in journalism, literature & poetry. The famous Joyce Grenfell, former SWWJ President enjoys a dedicated chapter.
Her books were reviewed in The Times and other dailies. As SWWJ’s archivist she is immersed in new historical research, contributing to on-line press.
Latest titles are BARKING & DAGENHAM FROM OLD PHOTOGRAPHS and BRENTWOOD IN 50 BUILDINGS. I was invited to become a Fellow of the SWWJ and recently won the John Walter Silver Salver for 2018 and 2019.
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