This Autumn the contributors of The Pool's debut book Life Honestly: Strong Opinions from Smart Women are on the road with the first stop of the tour right here at Foyles Charing Cross Road.
In this fascinating collection of intimate stories exploring sex to workplace inequality, age milestones to weddings, motherhood to adult learning; Life Honestly paints a kaleidoscopic picture of what it means to be a woman or a non-binary person in the world today.
Pool writers Bryony Gordon, Bridget Minamore, Daisy Buchanan and Rachael Sigee make up a stellar panel chaired by freelance writer and contributing editor at The Pool Marisa Bate. There will the opportunity to contribute the evenings discussion and have copies of Life Honestly signed following the event.
Bryony Gordon is one of The Telegraph’s best loved journalist’s, columnist and feature writers. Her much loved column ‘How the Other Half Lives’ is a staple for any Sunday morning reader as she investigates and bemoans the absurdities, comic episodes and craziness of modern life. She is the author of three very successful books The Wrong Knickers, Mad Girl and Eat Drink Run as well as the founder of Mental Health Mates.
Bridget Minamore is a writer from and based in south-east London. She has written with the National Theatre’s New Views programme and the Royal Opera House. As a poet her work has been read nationally and internationally from Cheltenham Lit Fest and the Southbank Centre, to literary festivals in Rome, Vancouver and Kraków. Her debut pamphlet of poems on modern love and loss Titanic (Out-Spoken Press) came out in May 2016.
Daisy Buchanan is a journalist and author with extensive broadcast experience contributing regularly to a range of newspapers and magazines from The Guardian to Glamour. Daisy is the author of The Wickedly Unofficial Guide To Made In Chelsea (Sphere), Meeting Your Match - A Guide To Finding Love Online (Carlton) and How To Be A Grown Up (Headline). She's the 2015 UKDA Dating Writer Of The Year, the inaugural Words By Women awards Lifestyle Writer Of The Year, and one of the Funniest Women On Twitter according to the Huffington Post.
Rachael Sigee is a freelance feature and lifestyle journalist living and working in east London covering arts and entertainment, women, pop culture, health, food and drink, travel and technology. She writes for The Pool, The i Paper, Broadly, Refinery29 and Waitrose Weekend.
Tickets: £25 including a drink and goody bag* and a copy of Life Honestly: Strong Opinions from Smart Women (RRP £14.99).
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