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Freelance reader, writer and journalist


Rebecca Gilroy is from Aberdeen and has lived in Paris, Brighton and Seattle and is currently based in Peckham, London. She is a reader for various literary and book scouting agencies and provides full manuscript assessments for aspiring authors. She freelances book reviews and literary features, and proofs are very welcome.

Rebecca is currently studying for a MA Creative Writing at Birkbeck, University of London.


Bolt from the Blue by Jeremy Cooper

Jeremy Cooper’s Bolt from the Blue documents the evolving relationship between artist and filmmaker Lynn Gallagher and her mother. Their story is told through a thirty-year postcard exchange, and while sometimes their conversations are affectionate, they can also be sharp, wounding and brutal. Cooper manages to flit across this spectrum with agility in a wonderfulContinue reading “Bolt from the Blue by Jeremy Cooper”