Talking To Myself

Series in which writers compose and read a letter to themselves when young.

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2004082120040828

The last in a series in which three writers send a letter to themselves.

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The poet and undertaker Thomas Lynch composes a letter to the younger self who set out for Ireland from the USA aged 21.

Andrea Ashworth20021214

Series in which writers compose and read a letter to their younger selves.

Andrea Ashworth addresses a young girl growing up in the shadow of domestic violence and neglect.

Michael Holroyd2002121520021221

goes back fifty years to address a dreamy young man whose fervent wish was to disappear.

01Diana Athill20021201

Series in which writers who have published memoirs compose and read a letter to themselves when young.

Diana Athill looks back over six decades to write to her 23-year-old self.

01 OF 3Beryl Bainbridge2004080820040814

Beryl Bainbridge writes a letter to the young self who appeared in her early novel Harriet Said.

02Hilary Mantel2004081520040821

Novelist Hilary Mantel composes a letter to the young self featured in her memoir Giving Up The Ghost.

03 LASTThomas Lynch2004082220040828

The poet and undertaker Thomas Lynch composes a letter to the younger self who set out for Ireland from the USA aged 21.