Friday 18 December 2020

Indie Advent: Holly Rivers on Housmans Bookshop

The Twelve Radical Days of Christmas (AKA support Housmans Bookshop this winter!)

 by Holly Rivers

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“On the twelfth day of Christmas, Housmans Bookshop gave to me...


12 Progressive magazines

11 Peace diaries

10 Inclusive kid’s books

9 Protest badges

8 Bags of Zapatista coffee

7 Inspiring memoirs

6 Radical zines

5 Tote Bags!

4 White poppies

3 LGBTQ+ stories

2 Online readings


And a.... ‘Pits and Perverts’ T-Shirt!


Holly Rivers is a queer children’s author who’s debut book Demelza and the Spectre Detectors (a story of a young female inventor who can communicate with the ghosts of the dead) was published by Chicken House in Feb 2020. She’s currently editing her second book for Chicken House.

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