Hello! My name is Violet and I am a recent history graduate, writer and reviewer. If you like what you see and would like to work with me, please use my contact form.
My interests include (but are not restricted to) literature, culture, lifestyle/women’s health, national politics, areas of inequality and education.
Backbench UK Contributing writer and general editor
Labour’s right: education is a human right
Corbyn is not to blame for the election result
A Progressive Monarchy is Impossible
Coronavirus Hysteria Is an Epidemic in Itself
Covid-19 Has Exposed a Chronic Underfunding of the NHS
Coronavirus Has Challenged the Relationship Between Science and Politics
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris Don’t Need to Be Radical, Just Electable
Climate Change is Real, but so Is Classism
We Need to Decolonise the National Curriculum
If Biden Wins, Will Trump Accept the Election Result?
England’s Second Lockdown: An Avoidable Disaster?
We Should be Cautiously Optimistic About Biden’s Victory
What Will Happen on November 3rd?
Covid Will Change the Way we Work – But Only Some Will Benefit
2020 End of Year Review: Books & Reading
U.K. Brexit Trade Talks Reach A Stalemate
Opinion | What Is A Covid Christmas Going To Look Like In The UK?
Poem Of The Week: Colour Blind // Lemn Sissay
5 Things I’ve Learnt Since Having The Coil
We Need To Talk About Adult Acne
Bookshop Of The Week: Treasure Chest Books, Felixstowe
Bookshop Of the Week: Red Lion Books, Colchester
Covid-19 Gave Me a Fear of the Outdoors
Opinion: Post-Covid-19, We All Need to be Intersectional Feminists
A Tale Which Spans Generations: Returning to Dickens During Uncertain Times
Time is all we have: Reflections on Grief, Loss, and Living
The Yorker UK Editorial Director and Contributing writer
My author page can be found here.
The Yorker Magazine – The Celebration Issue (2018)
The Yorker Magazine – The Heroes Issue (2019)
Top writer in Books, Reading and Education
5 Reasons Why Twilight Isn’t as Bad as You Thought
How to Read 5 Books a Month
Is Freedom Always a Force for Good?
Signs You Need to Practice Self Care — and Why It’s Important
I Wrote every day for a Week: This Is What Happened
How to Achieve Mental Clarity by Journaling
Why You Should Read More Literary Fiction
What I’ve Learned from Writing Book Reviews
Dealing with Self Doubt as a New Writer
10 Books to Read in 2020
5 ‘Difficult’ Books Worth Reading
The Daily Routine of a New Writer
Is Reading Productive?
An Essential Read: The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists
5 Reasons Why You Should Read “Such a Fun Age”
Why History Isn’t Useless
For further stories, please visit my Medium profile page.
The Shelf, Helly Acton
All Men Want to Know, Nina Bouraoui
The Truants, Kate Weinberg
If I Could Say Goodbye, Emma Cooper
Broadwater, Jac Shreeves-Lee
How I Learned to Hate in Ohio, David Stuart MacLean