Amelia Platt studies at a small comprehensive school in Norfolk, England. Her favourite subjects are English Language, English Literature and History. Amelia has previously volunteered for the Reading Hack programme, inspiring other young children to read. She is currently a young Ambassador for the National Centre for Writing, and has judged a creative writing competition while working toward her Arts Award. Amelia is interested in pursuing a career in journalism or publishing.

Conference Review: Recovering May Alcott Nieriker’s Life and Work, Université Paris Diderot

This special guest review comes to us from Amelia Platt, a fifteen-year-old student from Litcham Comprehensive High School and a participant in the Brilliant Club, a charity that employs PhD students to tutor pupils from low-participation backgrounds. Amelia would like to thank her mentor, Azelina Flint, a doctoral candidate and AHRC CHASE Award Holder at the School of American Studies, University of East Anglia. Continue reading