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Letter to my teacher: creatives ​​including Kate Mosse, Ben Bailey Smith and Sathnam Sanghera ​say thanks
A great teacher can change a child’s life. ​As this school year ends, we ask ​cultural figures including Charles Hazlewood and Kerry Hudson to remember a teacher who inspired them

Introduction by Kate Mosse

11, Jul, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Struggling to read, or write? How to be creative in lockdown
Are you finding it hard to concentrate, or don’t know where to start? Michael Frayn, Marian Keyes, Richard Osman and more share their tips

Richard Osman, Marian Keyes, Kerry Hudson, Michael Frayn ,Sara Collins, Jessie Burton, Kit de Waal and Joe Dunthorne

02, May, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Thank you to ... the librarian who saved my life before I knew it needed saving
Kerry Hudson remembers the librarian who was always a kind, constant, gentle presence

Kerry Hudson

29, Dec, 2019 @1:00 PM

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I found Christmas the loneliest time of year. Then I started working at Crisis | Kerry Hudson
The charity helped me rediscover a coping mechanism that eased my troubled childhood: gratitude, says author Kerry Hudson

Kerry Hudson

24, Dec, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Poverty blighted my childhood. I’m voting to help today’s cold and hungry kids | Kerry Hudson
Boris Johnson’s government is predicted to impoverish hundreds of thousands more children, says author Kerry Hudson

Kerry Hudson

09, Dec, 2019 @3:52 PM

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Life began for me as a queer teenager amid the happy excesses of Great Yarmouth | Kerry Hudson
It was where I came to understand the power and burden of my sexuality – and the place I revisited in all three of my books, says author Kerry Hudson

Kerry Hudson

02, Sep, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Nightingale Point by Luan Goldie review – a compelling debut novel
A finely crafted narrative about a London tower block by a previous winner of the Costa short story award

Kerry Hudson

30, Aug, 2019 @10:58 AM

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The system lifted me from poverty. Today, Danielle John is not so lucky | Kerry Hudson
One woman’s shocking story sums up the inhumanity of the modern benefits regime

Kerry Hudson

10, Aug, 2019 @1:29 PM

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True grit: Kerry Hudson on books that show real working-class life
From a young adult love story to Roddy Doyle’s Barrytown trilogy, books exploding the myth that working-class writing is always miserable or urban

Kerry Hudson

17, May, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Ironopolis by Glen James Brown review – triumphant debut of Middlesbrough life
The glory days and decline of a council estate are brought sharply into focus in this wry, multilayered novel

Kerry Hudson

16, Jan, 2019 @12:00 PM

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Kerry Hudson wrote about working-class novels. Then the backlash began
In last week’s Observer, the novelist recommended a few books – but she was totally unprepared for what came next

Kerry Hudson

07, Oct, 2018 @5:00 AM

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Book clinic: where are all the British working-class writers?
The quantity and quality of homegrown working-class fiction are growing. Our expert makes her pick of the best

Kerry Hudson

29, Sep, 2018 @5:00 PM

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