Author talk. Find your voice with Mimi Thebo

  • Strawberry Thief Bar
  • January 21
  • 20:00 - 22:00
  • £5
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Mimi will talk about Finding Your Voice as a writer, followed by a Q and A session with the audience and book signing. After this talk at Marjon Uni audience members commented: “‘ ‘Made me want to start writing straight away.’ ‘Mimi Thebo’s talk made me feel like I could write a whole book.’
Mimi’s latest book, DREAMING THE BEAR is being published on 1st February 2016 by OUP. Aimed at young readers, it tells the story of teenager Darcy and a grizzly bear in Yellowstone Park. As well as having seven books published in the last ten years, Mimi lectures on the BA and MA in Creative Writing at Bath Spa.
She blogs on writing at My Glamorous Literary Life and her author site aimed at a young audience is http://www.mimithebo.net/
‘Empathetic, vivid and humane’ Sunday Times
Review at Bookbag via Z J Cookson: Author Mimi Thebo captures an authentic teen voice and the writing throughout the story is hauntingly beautiful, almost dreamlike in places, while remaining easy to read and enjoy. Again and again, I was reminded of David Almond’s children’s classic Skellig and I can quite seeDreaming the Bear joining the canon of children’s classics. Indeed, it is a book that should easily find its place alongside Skellig on the GCSE English Literature syllabus.