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Bringing “Rae’s Story” to The Big Issue: A Quick Chat with co-writer Andrew Donkin

If you’re a reader of The Big Issue, then you’ll know the latest edition, available from street vendors now, features a comic strip telling the moving story of one of them, adapted by the team who brought us the brilliant, award-winning but harrowing graphic novel of two migrants deadly journey from Africa to Europe, ILLEGAL.
I caught up with co-writer Andrew Donkin to ask him about this special project – and he teased me with some great news about another graphic novel he’s working on that I was delighted to hear about…Continue reading Bringing “Rae’s Story” to The Big Issue: A Quick Chat with co-writer Andrew Donkin

Big Issue celebrates the life of “Tiger who came to Tea” author Judith Kerr

On sale this week from their street vendors is The Big Issue 1257, which  cover features one of the most iconic images in children’s literature: art from Tiger who came to Tea by author Judith Kerr. Inside, you can read a Letter To My Younger Self by the 93-year-old writer and illustrator, who has lived an incredible life;Continue reading Big Issue celebrates the life of “Tiger who came to Tea” author Judith Kerr

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VIZ among Big Issue editor’s favourite reads

Best-selling humour comic magazine VIZ is one of Big Issue editor Paul McNamee‘s favourite reads, he reveals in an opinion piece for InPublishing magazine. He’s also a fan of Private Eye, Q – and the Church Times advertiser section. Celebrating the continuing success of some print magazines despite tumbling sales for many, Paul – whoseContinue reading VIZ among Big Issue editor’s favourite reads