PURE by Rose Cartwright | Now Available as Audiobook via Audible.

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Rose Cartwright has OCD, but not as you know it. Pure is the true story of her 10-year struggle with ‘Pure O’, a little-known form of the condition, which causes her to experience intrusive sexual thoughts of shocking intensity. It is a brave and frequently hilarious account of a woman who refused to give up, despite being undermined at every turn by her obsessions and enduring years of misdiagnosis and failed therapies.

Eventually, the love of family and friends, and Rose’s own courage and sense of humour prevailed, inspiring this deeply felt and beautifully written memoir. At its core is a lesson for all of us: when it comes to being happy with who we are, there are no neat conclusions.

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Kevin George | Soccology – Chapter Breakdown & Recorded Reading

Check out this recorded reading + chapter breakdown of #Soccology by author Kevin George.

Having spent eight years as a professional footballer, Kevin used his experiences and insight to develop Soccology, a human performance programme taught across all Premiere League clubs + is the author of the Amazon number one best-selling book #Soccology.

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Also now available as audiobook via Audible here

Don’t miss out on all the amazing sessions recorded for the #OWNITOnlineFest, check out more here.

JJ BOLA | 3 Years On |Part 2, Insta Live

Check out the 2nd part of JJ’s sessions for the #OWNITOnlineFest, where he takes to InstaLive to continue reflecting on the journey to writing + publishing, on identity + where we belong.

JJ Bola’s work is centred on a narrative of empowerment, humanisation, healing of trauma as well as discovery of self through art, literature and poetry. He believes that the true purpose of art is to expose the reality of this world and how to, most importantly, survive it.

Purchase your copy of JJ’s debut novel NO PLACE TO CALL HOME + poetry collection REFUGE:

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Quincy The Comedian + Special Guest SLIM, presents ‘Daddy Issues: The Face-off’

Quincy, also known the Cockney Prince, is one of the UK’s best stand-up comics. Hosting special guest fellow comedian Slim, Quincy presents ‘Daddy Issues the Face Off’ providing an opportunity to see men open up and bring that funny on an online platform where they can discuss their experiences before and after becoming new dads.

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Derek Owusu in Conversation with Courttia Newland | The Black British Novel, Then and Now.

Check out writers Derek Owusu + Courttia Newland in discussion on The Black British Novel – then and now.

Derek Owusu is an author, poet and award-winning podcaster from London. He has written for several publications and collated, edited and contributed to SAFE: On Black British Men Reclaiming Space – an anthology exploring the experiences of Black men in Britain. His critically acclaimed debut That Reminds Me merges poetry and verse and has recently been awarded the Desmond Elliot Prize. It is the first novel to be published by Stormzy’s imprint #MerkyBooks.

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Literary hallmark Courttia Newland is an important voice in contemporary British literature and the writer of seven works of fiction including his widely celebrated debut novel The Scholar. In 2016, Courttia won the Tayner Barbers Award for science fiction writing and the Roland Rees Bursary for playwriting. He is also an associate lecturer at the University of Westminster where he teaches Creative Writing while completing his PhD. His new speculative fiction novel A River Called Time is set in a parallel London and will be published by Canongate in January 2021.

Available January 2021