Virginia Bergin learned to roller-skate with the children of eminent physicists. She grew up in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, and went on to study psychology, but ruined her own career when, dabbling in fine art at Central Saint Martins, she rediscovered creative writing. Since then she has written poetry, short stories, film and TV scripts. She has also worked in online education, creating interactive courses for The Open University. She is teh author of apocalyptic YA thrillers The Rain and The Storm. "
"She lives on a council estate in Bristol.
RT @kalpenn: Dear @realDonaldTrump, attached is our letter of resignation from the President's Committee on the Arts & the Humanities @PCAH…
by @VeeBergin - yesterday
RT @TIGERBRISTOL: Hi @ThangamMP please help some Bristol, grass-roots gender equality folks out with a re-tweet! https://t.co/Boy0rrTXtN
Great, thought-provoking article here . . . https://t.co/ZGtVC2s7rI
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by @VeeBergin - 3 days ago
RT @NBCNews: Heather Heyer's mother concludes: "I'd rather have my child, but by golly, if I gotta give her up, we're gonna make it count."…
307548002740038 - 11 days ago
New interview: http://wordsfromareader.weebly.com/about/ya-month-virginia-bergin
Every time I need to talk about Who Runs the World? I think . . . I am getting better at explaining it . . . but it is - and always will be! - a readers' book. For you to imagine as you see it!
307548002740038 - 19 days ago
It was brilliant. As usual. (Even if I did have a hideous, snotty cold.) (Send sympathy/soup/more tissues.) I did two events at the UK’s Young Adult Lit Con at the London Film & Comic Con, 28th-30th July: Who runs the world? A panel of authors – Tania Byrne, Claire Hennessy and Holly Smale, chaired by... Read more »
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307548002740038 - 24 days ago
Podcast! Talk and reading from 'Who Runs the World?', and a Q&A. (Important to point out speaking to adult audience of writers at Bristolcon Fringe!)
(Am starting to think I speak not English, but Um-ish - the international language of nervous people.)
307548002740038 - 28 days ago
On Wednesday, 19th July, I did my first two Who Runs the World? school visits, speaking to 300 Year 9 students at St Cyres, Penarth, and Ysgol Uwchradd Caerdydd/Cardiff High School with support from Macmillan and indie bookseller, Griffin Books. I had no idea what to expect . . . no idea how a story... Read more »
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307548002740038 - one month ago
Hi Bristol folks! Will be Bristolcon Fringe at The Famous Royal Navy Volunteer, 7.30pm Monday 17th July. (Books for signing provided by Clevedon's star indie bookseller, Books On The Hill!) Join us for reading and chat about killer rain from outer space and a world without men . . .
Hey - what else would you be doing on a Monday night?
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