A Russian translation of Tell
Me with The Reading Environment was published in November
by Samokat Publishing House, Moscow. Translated by Ekaterina
Oleynikova and Eugene Karpov, it includes a Preface by the writer
Olga Gromova and an Afterword by Alexey Oleynikov, a teacher
My Italian publisher Rizzoli will
launch their edition of one of my first short youth novels,
now called Shadows on the Sand, in February, with the
title Ombre sulla sabbia, translated by Beatrice Masini.
This was originally published as Marle in 1968. I have
revised it for this new version.
I have changed the title of the
section on my website called ‘Journalism’ to ‘Essays and Articles’
because I intend to include in it texts of lectures, critical
essays and work other than journalism. For this update I’ve
added ‘Flash Fiction’, ‘Reading: The Heart of English’ and ‘The
Theatre of Reading’.
I am now helped by literary agents
Stephanie Thwaites and Emma Bailey at Curtis Brown Group, Haymarket
House, 28-29 Haymarket, London SW1Y 4SP.
are now archiving the News pages. They will be listed by date
on the Archive page in the Information section of the menu.
contents are ©Aidan Chambers unless otherwise stated.