As we countdown to the launch of The Reader’s Big Give Christmas Challenge, we’ve been catching up with three of the volunteers trained as a result of last year’s successful, award-winning campaign.
This week we say a fond farewell to our Reading Resources Intern Drew but before she heads off on the next big adventure she’s got a Read of the Week to share – The Thing Around Your Neck by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
This week we’re dipping back into the mists of time for our Featured Poem and a recommendation from Vic during her time working on the Wirral Get into Reading project.
Last Christmas you helped us raise over £40,000 to support socially isolated older people through Shared Reading. This year, we’re aiming even higher. Help us reach out to lonely older people this Christmas.
The Reader is building a volunteer-led movement across the North West. Could you help us make that happen?
A poem this morning from one of our favourite poets, Christina Rossetti. This week we’re reading From Sunset to Star Rise.
Our Featured Poem this week comes from the bard. Sonnet 73 feels a timely read from William Shakespeare.
This week’s Read comes from the Brothers Grimm, Clare recommends a Selected Tale for readers to enjoy.
This week’s Featured Poem comes from Rainer Maria Rilke, an influential Bohemian-Austrian poet and novelist, thought to be one of the most lyrically-intense German-language writers.
Since our last meeting with The Reader magazine, a chill had crept into the air and it won’t be long now until the changing of the clocks brings on the darkening evenings of winter… BUT, at least can rest assured of a good read to curl up. Issue 67 is out now!