Scottish Author Says It With Braille

7 Oct

Same Difference

A press release:

Trailblazing author Sue Reid Sexton – whose latest work was published in Braille at the same time as general release – will join Royal Blind pupils today (Monday) to celebrate the start of National Braille Week 2014.

Sue will read from her first novel Mavis’s Shoe – about a child’s experiences of the Clydebank Blitz – to a class of English and History students at the school. Wartime-themed snacks will be provided by the Home Economics team. The event is part of a mini literacy festival at the school this autumn, the ‘Falling Words Festival’.

Sue will also visit the Scottish Braille Press, who produce the Braille versions of her work. A member of staff with visual impairment will read from a Braille embossed copy of Rue End Street.

Speaking before the event, Sue said:

“I am delighted to be involved with National Braille Week.


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