Darren O’Shaughnessy, a well-known famous author, hosted an author event at The Southover Partnership to promote a culture of reading For pleasure to our students.

Darren Shan: "I wanted to write about racism in the UK – zombies seemed like a good way to do that." | Children's books | The Guardian Darren started the event by by reading an extract from one of his books and then there will be an opportunity for live Q&A. It was an interactive event as students learned more about Darren’s books, his career as an author including the enjoyable and less-enjoyable elements, and reading in general!