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For writers with an existing body of work, this class is ran as a writing group. An opportunity to share your writing with other people, receive feedback and lean on a community of likeminded people.
Find a sample of Sophie's writing in ANTHOLOGY ONE: Together & Apart,
The anthology explores a wide range of emotions and perspectives in the wake of a global pandemic.
A timely and impactful slice of humanity that encompasses love, loss, anguish, hope, and the strength of the human spirit.
My name is Sophie Buchaillard. I publish short stories and essays looking at identity and distorted perspective (think 'outsider-looking-in'; looking glass; Claude glass etc).
My debut novel was inspired by the correspondence I kept with a pen friend from Rwanda during the 1994 genocide. One day the letters stopped and I never found out what became of her. She was only sixteen.
Victoria is a fictionalised account of what happened to her and her family and an exploration of our global indifference through the character of Iris, a French journalist based in London who suspects her dead father might have borne some responsibility in the genocide.
It is a topical book about the importance of knowing our history and about the risk of dehumanising others which should resonate with the 2020 reader.
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"I set out on a journey, but the geography would not stay still, and I ended up somewhere I hadn't intended going."