JK Rowling to be Guest Editor on Woman’s Hour

takeoverFive women to be guest editors on Woman’s Hour for one week.

BBC Radio Four will be handing over Woman’s Hour to five female guest editors for one week.

‘The five guests, including JK Rowling, ‘will explore areas that resonate with them, including personal insights into the changes they would like to see in women’s lives,’ according to the Woman’s Hour website.

The Harry Potter author will be presenting the first day on ‘takeover week,’ which will kick off on Monday 28th April and run until 2nd May. Amongst other subjects, Rowling will be discussing the use of pseudonyms in literature. She has written crime thrillers under the name, Robert Galbraith.

The other presenters include Kelly Holmes, Naomi Alderman, Doreen Lawrence and Lauren Laverne. Topics covered over the week will include orphanages, health and well-being, role models and people who inspire and Lauren Laverne will be engaging author Caitlin Moran in conversation.

Website – BBC Radio Four Woman’s Hour

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I’m Laura. I started Novel Kicks in 2009. I wanted a place to post my writing as well as give other writers like me the opportunity to do the same. There is also a monthly book club, a writing room which features writing prompts, book reviews, competitions, author interviews and guest posts.

I grew up by the sea (my favourite place in the world) and I currently live in Hampshire. I am married to Chris, have a cat named Buddy and I would love to be a writer. I’m trying to write the novel I’ve talked so much about writing if only I could stop pressing delete. I’ve loved writing since creative writing classes in primary school. I have always wanted to see my teacher Miss Sayers again and thank her for the encouragement. When not trying to write the novel or writing snippets of stories on anything I can get my hands on, I love reading, dancing like a loon and singing to myself very badly. My current obsession is Once Upon a Time and I would be happy to live with magic in the enchanted forest surrounded by all those wonderful stories provided that world also included Harry Potter. I love reading chick lit. contemporary fiction and novels with mystery.

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