Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Natalie Merchant's song

The latest album by the American singer Natalie Merchant includes a song dedicated to one of my father's nonsense poems, It Makes a Change. Follow the link here for more information.

Saturday, January 16, 2010

Titus Awakes by Maeve Gilmore

Today (15th January) The Daily Telegraph dedicated a half page to the recent find by Christian, my middle daughter of Titus Awakes, my mother's conclusion to the Titus books.

In the G2 section of The Guardian on Monday 18th January, there will be both an article and photographs relating Titus Awakes to be published in 2011, the centenary of my father's birth.

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Interview on The Today Programme

There will be a feature on a recently discovered manuscript by my mother, Maeve Gilmore, on Today, the BBC's flagship Radio Four programme, on 14th January 2010. Nicola Stanbridge will be speaking to me about this new find. Images here.

Sunday, January 03, 2010

Literary agency announcement

In the spring of 2009 the Mervyn Peake Estate changed literary agents and will now be represented by Peters Fraser & Dunlop, (PFD). These new agents will be dealing with all aspects of his broad output, including film, television, stage and of course literature. Books written with children in mind, nonsense, as well as serious verse, will all be looked at with a fresh eye, with new ways of bringing his art to an ever wider audience.