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“Cult Sensation” Novelist: The Journey So Far

Wednesday 10th June 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm

Emily Scialom

Local author – Emily Scialom

Emily Scialom will talk about her two novels: ‘The Religion of Self-Enlightenment’ (Olympia, 2016) and ‘The Rivers’ (Austin Macauley, 2019).  Her debut, ‘The Religion of Self-Enlightenment’ (or ‘The R.O.S.E.’), is about one man’s search for the meaning of life, a book described as ‘a cult sensation’ by the Cambridge News. ‘The Rivers’ is an exploration of a contemporary love affair set against the background of two prominent rivers, the Thames and the Cam, and their respective cities.  ‘The Rivers’ will feature in the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books 2020 and the London Book Fair 2021.  She is currently working on a new book, ‘Eternal Artist’, which she describes as an autobiographical, poetic creation.

It is intended that There will be opportunities for questions after Emily’s talk.

Questions or comments should be submitted as follows:-

  • participants joining via ‘Zoom’ to submit their questions by typing them into the ‘Zoom Chat’ window, and
  • those joining via telephone, either by voice or by e-mail to:- fmr.library@gmail.com

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Notes on the Speaker

Emily is a local author who has lived in Cambridge since 1996. The River Cam features prominently in ‘The Rivers’.   She has presented many talks and signings across the country.

Emily is also a poet and was nationally published aged 8 and internationally published aged 17 and 18.

Speaker’s Website: www.emilyscialom.com



Wednesday 10th June 2020
7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
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