Category: News

When Art and Literature Collide

The recent unveiling of a statue of Mary Wollstonecraft – the seventeenth century campaigner for women’s rights and mother of acclaimed horror novelist Mary Shelley has sparked some controversy. Most people seem to feel that women have enough statues, but a small minority complain that the statue portrays Wollstonecraft as

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Beauty and the Beast Takes on a New, Lesbian Twist!

C H Clepitt has a new book out this month, the first in her Magic Mirror series of queer fairy tale reimaginings. Eye of the Beholder – Press Release C H Clepitt presents the first in a new series of queer fairy tale retellings. Eye of the Beholder is the first story

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Reasons to be Fearful – A Poem

This satirical poem has been submitted to us anonymously. As it’s news related and satirical we thought we’d bung it up. Be warned though, it has swearing. Reasons to be fearful, one, two, three Summer with a virus, nobody will hire us Coz only fleas desire us. And lockdown Donald

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Perfect Pride Pins!

When we received the below press release for Wedrevo’s new range of cute animal pride pins we were super excited. We knew the press release wouldn’t be enough for you colourful lot, so we pinned them down for an interview to find out more!  For this year’s Pride month, we decided

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Christina – Queen of Sweden

For week 2 of LGBT History Month I talked about Christina of Sweden. Christina was the queen of Sweden between 1632 and 1654, when she abdicated. After the death of her father when she was six years old, Christina ascended to the throne. She did not, however, rule Sweden until

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LGBT History Month

February is LGBT History month, so every week in February I am using my various human forms to talk about a small part of LGBTQ+ history. I thought I would also collate what I’m writing here on Newsnibbles so those of you to whom I still remain a mystery could have access

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Beat the Post Christmas Blues with a Book!

It’s that void time between Christmas and New Year, when no-one really knows what day it is, or what’s going on, and not really sure what to do. But fear not, Newsnibbles is here to help you beat the boredom with some free or reduced books! We asked some of our

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Another Belter from Claire Buss

When friend of Newsnibbles and regular visitor Claire Buss asked us to host the press release for her latest book The Gaia Solution we were of course delighted. Speaking to one of our interns she said: In this time of doom and gloom with dystopian novels full of bleakness, The Gaia Collection

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New Female-Driven Sci-Fi Web-Series Launches Indie-a-go-go Campaign

You may remember back in 2017, we had the pleasure of interviewing a visitor to Earth, Lex Kepler. Despite the current planetary situation, they are still here, and hoping to raise money to document their time here as a web series! Find out more below! Award-winning women writers and founders

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A New and Exciting Magazine for Writers

Friend of Newsnibbles Claire Buss recently dropped us a line to tell us about an exciting new project she’s involved in. Speaking to our reporter she said: Write On! Magazine is a great community initiative designed to bring together diverse writers from across Barking & Dagenham, Newham, Redbridge, Southend and

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