Frieda Hughes

EVENTS

EVENTS

WICN - Podcast 10th July 2023

Conversation with Mark Lynch WICN

WICN - Podcast 5th June 2023

Frieda Hughes – George, an interview

 
 
 
 
 
 

George - A Magpie Memoir

An inexplicable joy – the Irish Times

A Magpie proves a troublesome pet

Frieda Hughes adopts an unfledged orphan bird, regarding him as a “magical creature” – but few others find him so engaging.

A review by David Profumo

George - A Magpie Memoir

The Spectator -Book Club; Sam Leith interviews Frieda
To listen to the full podcast:

‘I was his surrogate mother who happened to double as a tree’: How Frieda Hughes fell for a magpie chick

The writer and artist always longed for stability, but after the death of her mother, Sylvia Plath, her father Ted Hughes found it hard to settle. When she finally bought a home, her world was turned upside down by a baby bird.


Pet Owls? They're a hoot! As actress Salma Havek reveals she shares her home with an owl. FRIEDA HUGHES says she's got 14 and they're as entertaining (and demanding) as any Hollywood diva.
To read the full article:


5x15 brings together five outstanding individuals to tell of their lives, passions and inspirations. There are only two rules - no scripts and only 15 minutes each.
Listen to Patrick Bringley, Colin Grant, Frieda Hughes, Tim Marshall and Jenny Odell:


Snapshots from my gallery - figurative........

Badger Sheep

20 x 25cm

£1,250

Scratching Sheep

20 x 25cm

£1,250

Gascoyne Marbles

106 x 121 cm

£8,450  

Black and White Rabbit 1

40x50cm

£3,250

Welsh Hills 1 – No Wind Turbines

110 x 180cm

£15,000

Regrowth

76 x 91cm

£5,450

And some abstracts.........

The Idea of Hope 1

122 x 152cm

£14,250 

The Idea of Hope 2

 122 x 152

£14,250 

Transition 1

76 x 91cm

£14,250 

Transition 2

122 x 152cm

£14,250 

The Last Christmas

28 x 35.5 cm

£2,550 

Nine Weeks Building Work

51 x 61cm

£4,000

To hear Frieda reading her poems go to ‘Poems From Home’ on YouTube:

For the Daily Mail review link to Frieda’s poetry collection, Alternative Values, go to:

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“2023 George: A Magpie Memoir,” published by Profile Books UK

1986: Getting Rid of Edna (6 short stories for children) published in the U.K. by Heinemann Published in paperback in 1988 in the U.K. by Pan Books Ltd. (Young Piper edition). Re-illustrated by Scoular Anderson.

1998: Wooroloo was published in the U.S. by Harper Flamingo. In 1999 by Fremantle Arts Center Press in Australia and by Bloodaxe in the U.K., with an author-illustrated cover. Wooroloo received a special commendation from the Poetry Book Society.

2001: Stonepicker was published in 2001 by Bloodaxe in the U.K. and Fremantle Press in Australia. The author illustrated the cover. Harper Flamingo in the U.S. to publish in 2005

2002: Waxworks was published by Bloodaxe in the U.K., Harper Collins in the U.S., and Fremantle Press in Australia in February 2003. The author illustrated the cover.

2006: Forty-five published by Harper Collins in the US in December.

2009: Stonepicker and The Book of Mirrors were published by Harper Collins in the US in May. The author illustrated the cover. (This double book includes Stonepicker, which was not previously published in the US.)

2009: The Book of Mirrors was published by Bloodaxe Books in the UK in October. The author illustrated the cover.

1986: Getting Rid of Aunt Edna, published by Harper & Row in the U.S. Illustrated by Ed Levine

“2023 George: A Magpie Memoir,” published by Profile Books US

1989: The Meal A Mile Long (picture book for very young children, author and illustrator) published by Simon & Schuster in the U.S., Australia, and the U.K.

1990: Waldorf and the Sleeping Granny (a novel for 10–12-yyear-olds, author and illustrator) published by Simon & Schuster in the U.K.

1992: The Thing in the Sink (7-9 year olds) published by Simon and Schuster in the U.K. Illustrated by Chris Riddell 2003: Re-issued by Hodder Children’s Books.

1994: Rent-a-Friend (7-9 year olds) published by Simon and Schuster in the U.K. Illustrated by Chris Riddell 2003: Re-issued by Hodder Children’s Books.

1997: The Tall Story (7-9 year olds), published by Macdonald Young Books in the U.K. Illustrated by Chris Riddell 2003: Re-issued by Hodder Children’s Books.

2001: Three Scary Stories (three stories for older children, illustrated by Chris Riddell), published by Harper Collins UK.

ALTERNATIVE VALUES: A Gift for Any Occasion: My illustrated poetry collection contains poems for love, marriage, life, and death and addresses some of my childhood experiences as the daughter of the poets Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath.