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Megan Kenyon
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Undergraduate English Literature and Religious Studies student at the University of Edinburgh. Current Editor-in-Chief at Edinburgh's 'The Student' newspaper. Podcast, coffee and toast enthusiast.
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Hugo’s writing seethes with its author’s robust social conscience.

Celebrating Victor Hugo, one of France's most prolific authors

Hugo’s writing seethes with its author’s robust social conscience.

An overview of one of the 20th century's most important playwrights - Caryl Churchill, author of Top Girls and Cloud Nine.

Spotlight on: Caryl Churchill

An overview of one of the 20th century's most important playwrights - Caryl Churchill, author of Top Girls and Cloud Nine.

Based on an unforgettable true story.

Book Review: In the Full Light of the Sun by Clare Clark

Based on an unforgettable true story.

Though her fame pales in comparison to her sisters, her writing is the most mature, grounded and relevant to contemporary life.

Why Anne Brontë's The Tenant of Wildfell Hall is a forgotten gem

Though her fame pales in comparison to her sisters, her writing is the most mature, grounded and relevant to contemporary life.

No prior writing experience is needed, and submissions must be a monologue from your chosen Disney princess.

Female and Non Binary writers wanted for Disney themed scratch night

No prior writing experience is needed, and submissions must be a monologue from your chosen Disney princess.

If you, too, are fed up with hearing of nothing but backstops, borders and Boris, then why not distract your chief source of all things political with one of the following book?.

5 books to buy for your politically-minded friends this Christmas

If you, too, are fed up with hearing of nothing but backstops, borders and Boris, then why not distract your chief source of all things political with one of the following book?.

From the collection The World's Wife.

Friday Poem: Demeter by Carol Ann Duffy

From the collection The World's Wife.

Brecht's plays, and Epic Theatre as a whole, will always be relevant to the modern stage.

Spotlight on: Bertolt Brecht

Brecht's plays, and Epic Theatre as a whole, will always be relevant to the modern stage.

On the author's birthday, check out another of Atwood’s novels which delves into the realm of the female voice.

Why you should read The Blind Assassin, one of Atwood's lesser known novels

On the author's birthday, check out another of Atwood’s novels which delves into the realm of the female voice.

The play initiates a dialogue regarding issues such as toxic masculinity, male suicide and infidelity, and is painfully relevant irrespective of the time which has elapsed since its publication.

Why Death of a Salesman is as relevant today as it ever was

The play initiates a dialogue regarding issues such as toxic masculinity, male suicide and infidelity, and is painfully relevant irrespective of the time which has elapsed since its publication.

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The issues which have been hinted at thus far in the series come to fruition

TV Review: This is Us (Season 2, Episode 11)

The issues which have been hinted at thus far in the series come to fruition

An invigorating and refreshing take on a play which still holds as much resonance today as it did in the year of its first performance, over four hundred years ago.

Theatre Preview: Measure for Measure @ Donmar Warehouse

An invigorating and refreshing take on a play which still holds as much resonance today as it did in the year of its first performance, over four hundred years ago.

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Randall takes the spotlight in the third and final of the three flashbacks.

TV Review: This is Us (Season 2, Episode 10)

Randall takes the spotlight in the third and final of the three flashbacks.

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Another excellent, heartaching instalment.

TV Review: This is Us (Season 2, Episode 9)

Another excellent, heartaching instalment.

Best known for his brutally honest and reflective war poetry, Siegfried Sassoon lends his voice to the countless soldiers who ventured into the trenches.

Friday Poem: Siegfried Sassoon - Absolution

Best known for his brutally honest and reflective war poetry, Siegfried Sassoon lends his voice to the countless soldiers who ventured into the trenches.

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An honest insight into the pressures of fame, parental expectation and high achievement.

TV Review: This is Us (Season 2, Episode 8)

An honest insight into the pressures of fame, parental expectation and high achievement.

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Another emotional yet fulfilling episode.

TV Review: This is Us (Season 2, Episode 7)

Another emotional yet fulfilling episode.

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The sixth instalment takes viewers back to a pre-Obama 2008.

TV Review: This is Us (Season 2, Episode 6)

The sixth instalment takes viewers back to a pre-Obama 2008.

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