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Saturday, August 10 • 10:00am - 10:50am
The Student Authors

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Both Samantha Shannon and Abigail Gibbs are Oxford students, and now—published authors. What’s that like? We’re wondering as well. What was it like to transition from writing online to writing for publication? How do they balance school and professional writing? The Student Authors reveal all.

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Abigail Gibbs

Abigail Gibbs was born and raised in deepest, darkest Devon. She is currently studying for a BA in English at the University of Oxford and considers herself a professional student, as the real world is yet to catch up with her. Her greatest fear is blood and she is a great advocate... Read More →
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Samantha Shannon

Born in 1991, Samantha Shannon was brought up in west London, where she started writing at the age of fifteen. This summer she will graduate from St Anne’s College, Oxford with a degree in English Language and  Literature. In 2012 she was shortlisted for a Women of the Future... Read More →

Saturday August 10, 2013 10:00am - 10:50am UTC
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