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CREATIVE & MEDIA WEEK: Careers in Writing

ALT1 (Arts Building)
02/03/2017 (18:00-20:00)
For more information call us on 01784 443073, email careers@royalholloway.ac.uk 

or come in to see us in the Careers Centre, Horton Building. 

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Writing Done

Interested in developing a career that uses your writing skills?

Come and meet alumni including:

  • A children's book author
  • A fashion editor and showbiz reporter
  • A journalist for The Independent
  • Editors from HarperCollins and Penguin

Speaker Details:

Amanda Redstone (BA English Literature, 2012) is a children’s author.  She also works as a Senior Editor at HarperCollins Publishers.   

Emma Jones (BA English and Creative Writing, 2013) is Assistant Editor for children’s fiction at Penguin Random House UK. Before joining PRH as editorial assistant in 2015, Emma interned at Gibson Square Books, Hachette UK and Diamond Kahn and Woods Literary Agency.

Fern Riddell (BA History, 2008, MA History, 2009) is an author and broadcaster. Her first book, The Victorian Guide To Sex, was based on a blog she ran during her PhD. She is a  columnist for BBC History Magazine, and writes for The Guardian, Telegraph, Huffington Post, Buzzfeed and the Independent. 

Charlotte McManus (BA English and Drama, 2010) currently works as an Editor at The Illustrated London News.  Charlotte is also a freelance writer, covering topics such as fashion, technology and design for a wide range of publication

Maisie Bovingdon (BA English, 2014) as a Fashion Editor and Showbiz Reporter as well as writing her own weekly blog.  Maisie has previously freelanced at Grazia Daily and wrote content for ASOS.com.

Ashley Coates (BA History, 2012) currently works as a Journalist for The Independent, where he sub-edits the motoring section and writes feature articles.  He also works freelance for the Evening Standard.  Ashley has also previously worked as a speech writer for MPs, as well as drafting articles, correspondences and policy papers. 

Booking recommended to secure your place, but not essential!


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