Tagged: Cathy Cassidy

Empathy Day: authors pick their favourite empathy-boosting books

To celebrate EmpathyLab’s first Empathy Day, authors have picked the books they have found to be empathy-boosting.    Read more

Children's authors promote tolerance following Brexit vote

As a slew of children’s books promoting empathy hit bookshelves, some kids’ authors say they feel a growing responsibility to counteract the UK’s “intolerant” political... Read more

Authors question deep discounts as SoA calls for greater contract transparency

The Society of Authors (SoA) has called on publishers to give authors “the right to say no” to high-discounting practices as part of its campaign... Read more

Pictures of the week

Events with Martina Cole, Johnny Marr, Phil Earle, Ed Victor and Jeffrey Archer feature in our picture gallery, along with the Goldsmiths Prize and the... Read more

North West plans regional library demonstration for New Year

Library campaigners are planning more regional demonstrations after the success of the national libraries demonstration which took place on Saturday (5th November).  Read more

National Libraries Demo: authors and campaigners will 'fight tooth and nail'

Campaigners, flanked by popular authors including Chris Riddell, Cathy Cassidy and Michael Rosen, are to gather this Saturday (5th November) to show that they are... Read more

Vaizey: 'Arts can bring the nation together'

Culture Minister Ed Vaizey has said “the arts can bring us together” as a nation following the “uncertainty and division” caused by the EU Referendum.... Read more

Pullman, Cassidy and Ardagh voice concern over arts GCSE take-up

Authors including Philip Pullman and Cathy Cassidy have responded to figures which suggest a “major” drop in the take-up of arts subjects at GCSE level,... Read more

Top authors to celebrate National Libraries Day, lobby parliament

A host of writers and artists, including crime writer Ann Cleeves, poet Roger McGough and author/illustrator Nick Sharratt, will join local library communities in a... Read more

Forty authors back call for school system change

Over 40 authors including Alan Gibbons, Cathy Cassidy and Michael Rosen have backed a protest against the current UK school system following the "deeply disturbing"... Read more

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