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Created to Read is here to help you decide which book to pick up next, but also to encourage you to get out there and enjoy meeting other book-minded people. I hope to inspire you to attend literary events for yourself, and to have a go at writing too. If you like what you see click here to subscribe.

About Me – Rachel Carney

I’m a book lover, poet and freelance writer with a passion for literary events. I read a wide variety of genres, especially historical fiction, literary fiction, crime fiction and poetry.

Based in Cardiff, I spend my working days in a library, and my free time consuming as many books and attending as many literary events as my budget will allow. Although I was born and brought up in England, I count myself as an honorary Cardiffian.

I’m also a freelance writer and you can see examples of my work here:

I’ve had poems published in The High Window journal, Sarasvati Magazine, The Open Mouse and ‘I am not a silent poet’.

The splendiferous artist – Huw Aaron, the official illustrator for the Cardiff Children’s Literature Festival, designed my magnificent logo. Visit his website www.huwaaron.com to see more of his work.

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