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Jo Bullen
Brunel University, West London
Hi, I'm Jo, a recent graduate with a Master's in English Literature. Predictably, I love reading and writing, which also feeds into my day job of teaching English in a secondary school. I also have an unhealthy obsession with cakes, macarons, skincare and Taylor Swift. Twitter: @JoBullen1
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April is Autism awareness month, so now is the time to check out these great reads.

Autism Awareness Month: 5 books with autistic characters

April is Autism awareness month, so now is the time to check out these great reads.

Francis Spufford should be on ff.net like the rest of us.

Call Francis Spufford's Narnia book what it is: fanfiction

Francis Spufford should be on ff.net like the rest of us.

Stop with the hush money. Start listening.

Cash is not the solution to the teacher shortage

Stop with the hush money. Start listening.

When I say 'Larkin', you say... lambs?

Friday Poem: First Sight, by Philip Larkin

When I say 'Larkin', you say... lambs?

This Netflix rom-com has been compared to medieval torture.

Review: Christmas Wedding Planner

This Netflix rom-com has been compared to medieval torture.

You can judge a book by its cover when it's this beautiful.

Book Review: The Folio Society's new edition of Of Mice and Men

You can judge a book by its cover when it's this beautiful.

Nothing says Christmas like an exploited Irish servant.

Friday Poem: Servant Boy, by Seamus Heaney

Nothing says Christmas like an exploited Irish servant.

In the month of their birth, a celebration of the princesses and women so derided for so long.

Reappraising the Little Princesses - why Burnett and Alcott still matter in the 21st century

In the month of their birth, a celebration of the princesses and women so derided for so long.

There's so much more to Atwood's novels than Wives and Handmaids.

Margaret Atwood at 79: the books you should be reading

There's so much more to Atwood's novels than Wives and Handmaids.

Few conflicts have triggered so much literature.

World War 1 Centenary: books to commemorate the conflict

Few conflicts have triggered so much literature.

In many ways, Gone with the Wind is the American Wuthering Heights, with abhorrent characters, few rewards for moral purity and even a relationship which we loathe and love in equal parts.

Why you need to read Gone with the Wind

In many ways, Gone with the Wind is the American Wuthering Heights, with abhorrent characters, few rewards for moral purity and even a relationship which we loathe and love in equal parts.

A lesser-known but no less important member of the War Poets.

Friday Poem: Charles Hamilton Sorley, WWI poet

A lesser-known but no less important member of the War Poets.

Ten years after we said goodbye, we catch up with our favourite Wildcats.

High School Musical 3: where are our favourite characters now?

Ten years after we said goodbye, we catch up with our favourite Wildcats.

It's just one chocolate in the universe, after all.

As much as the Galaxy Truffle is missed, there are so many other treasures

It's just one chocolate in the universe, after all.

Rather than focusing on her tempestuous relationship with Ted Hughes, instead turn to her brutally honest and brilliant poem, 'Daddy' to celebrate would've been her 86th birthday.

Friday Poem: Sylvia Plath

Rather than focusing on her tempestuous relationship with Ted Hughes, instead turn to her brutally honest and brilliant poem, 'Daddy' to celebrate would've been her 86th birthday.

We've all got to start somewhere.

Foreign Film Friday: My First Foreign Film

We've all got to start somewhere.

These brands have the royal seal of approval!

Kate Middleton's Fashion Faves

These brands have the royal seal of approval!

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