Dr. Laura Jeffery is a Lecturer and ESRC Research Fellow at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. She is the author of “Chagos islanders in Mauritius and the UK” published by Manchester University Press. The book deals with the Chagos islanders who were forcibly uprooted between 1965 and 1973. Dr. Laura is currently studying the conflict – between [...]
Kelly O’Connor McNees is a well known American novelist. “The Lost Summer of Louisa May Alcott” is her debut novel, which she actually decided to write after picking up a biography of the Little Women novelist in the library one day. I am so thrilled to welcome Kelly on OpenBeast. Interviewed by Stephen M. Thompson, [...]
Jaishree Misra is a London based Indian author whose debut novel “Ancient Promises” was a worldwide bestseller. Her subsequent books include “Accidents Like Love and Marriage”, “Afterwards” and a historical novel called “Rani”. More recently, she completed a three-book deal for a popular fiction imprint of Harper Collins in the UK, the titles being “Secrets [...]
Novelist Stephanie Campbell answers my questions about her novel Poacher and talks about writing, editing and getting published. Some of Stephanie’s previously published works include the short stories “The Devil’s Chariot,” “Gerard” and the novel “Until We Met Again.” Furthermore, her poems “Child Abuse,” “Mirror, Mirror,” and “The Flame before the Wick” have all won [...]
WHERE GIRLS DARE released by Penguin Books, is a bold and easy-to-read book on a fresh contemporary subject. It’s based on the Indian Army lady cadets who train alongside with all-male bastion, where ladies entry is still a new phenomenon. “Where Girls Dare” is about modern women officers who live and lead in a man’s [...]
By Stephen Thompson, Ph.D. Raymond Anthony Fernando is a fulltime writer, poet, motivational speaker, trainer, advocate for the mentally ill and a freelance television actor. Till date he has published ten books, including one of his best seller “Loving a Schizophrenic – a true story of love, loyalty and courage.” Loving a Schizophrenic is a [...]
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