Violet is a recent history graduate, writer and reviewer. If you like what you see and would like to work with her, please use the contact form.

Her interests include (but are not restricted to) literature, culture, lifestyle/women’s health, national politics, areas of inequality and education.

A Thousand Lives Editor and Founder

Violet started her own Medium publication in December 2020, after being on the platform for just a few months. She now manages a small pool of writers and is trying to expand their readership through social media, and of course, spreading a sheer love, appreciation and passion for books and all things literary.

To read more about the publication and why Violet started it, click here.

Backbench UK Contributing writer and general editor

Labour’s right: education is a human right

Corbyn is not to blame for the election result

A Progressive Monarchy is Impossible

Coronavirus Hysteria Is an Epidemic in Itself

Covid-19 Has Exposed a Chronic Underfunding of the NHS

Coronavirus Has Challenged the Relationship Between Science and Politics

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris Don’t Need to Be Radical, Just Electable

Climate Change is Real, but so Is Classism

We Need to Decolonise the National Curriculum

If Biden Wins, Will Trump Accept the Election Result?

England’s Second Lockdown: An Avoidable Disaster?

We Should be Cautiously Optimistic About Biden’s Victory

What Will Happen on November 3rd?

Covid Will Change the Way we Work – But Only Some Will Benefit

2020 End of Year Review: Books & Reading

Did the Government Do “Everything” They Could?

Not Even a Pandemic Will Make the Government Respect the NHS

FWRD AXIS News UK Political Correspondent

U.K. Brexit Trade Talks Reach A Stalemate

Opinion | What Is A Covid Christmas Going To Look Like In The UK?

Nichola Sturgeon Announces Full Lockdown For Scotland

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson Announces Third Lockdown In England

Opinion: Experiencing The Pandemic Has Made Me Want To Switch Off From Politics

Opinion | Harry And Meghan Have Gone, And Now The Monarchy Must Follow

The Indiependent Contributing writer

Poem Of The Week: Colour Blind // Lemn Sissay

5 Things I’ve Learnt Since Having The Coil

We Need To Talk About Adult Acne

Bookshop Of The Week: Treasure Chest Books, Felixstowe

Bookshop Of the Week: Red Lion Books, Colchester

We All Have A Responsibility When It Comes To Mental Health

Empoword Journalism Contributing writer

Covid-19 Gave Me a Fear of the Outdoors

Opinion: Post-Covid-19, We All Need to be Intersectional Feminists

Wildfell Zine Contributing writer

A Tale Which Spans Generations: Returning to Dickens During Uncertain Times

The Yorker UK Editorial Director and Contributing writer

Violet’s author page can be found here.

The Yorker Magazine – The Celebration Issue (2018)

The Yorker Magazine – The Heroes Issue (2019)


Featured in: Mind Cafe, The Writing Cooperative, The Ascent, Better Humans, Curious, From the Library, Books Are Our Superpower, The Personal Essayist, and The Post-Graduate Survival Guide

Top writer in Books, Reading, Education, and Fiction

To read Violet’s Medium stories, please visit her profile page.

NetGalley Reviewer

The Shelf, Helly Acton

All Men Want to Know, Nina Bouraoui

The Truants, Kate Weinberg

If I Could Say Goodbye, Emma Cooper

Broadwater, Jac Shreeves-Lee

How I Learned to Hate in Ohio, David Stuart MacLean

Alone Together

Professional Reader

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