The Guardian: “British dancer leaps into action to bring ballet to Cambodia”
ARTICLES / Cambodia

The Guardian: “British dancer leaps into action to bring ballet to Cambodia”

PHNOM PENH – Cambodia is poised to get its first school of ballet, with a British dancer bringing the discipline to a country more used to traditional folk dance. Stephen Bimson, 29, who graduated from the Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance in 2009, is working with a granddaughter of a Cambodian princess to … Continue reading

The Guardian: “Cambodia Water Festival turns to tragedy in Phnom Penh”
ARTICLES / Cambodia

The Guardian: “Cambodia Water Festival turns to tragedy in Phnom Penh”

After the dead, the dying and the injured had been removed, the hundreds of abandoned shoes that littered Diamond Island’s north bridge still served as a grim reminder of the chaos that had last night turned one of the most joyful events in the Cambodian calendar to tragedy. The crush is thought to have started … Continue reading

Writer’s Digest magazine: “We want diverse books”
America / ARTICLES / United States / USA

Writer’s Digest magazine: “We want diverse books”

If you’re aiming to write for kids and/or teens and you follow the increasingly popular Manuscript Wish List (#mswl) feed on Twitter, you’ve likely noticed some common threads in what agents are currently seeing a demand for. • “Stories with diverse and LGBTQ main characters (PB, MG, YA)!” tweets Christa Heschke, of McIntosh & Otis. … Continue reading

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Julie Masis is a freelance journalist. Julie’s stories have been published in the Guardian, the Christian Science Monitor, the Boston Globe, the Globe and Mail, the Straits Times, the Bangkok Post, the Montreal Gazette, the Journal de Montreal, and on the Reuters wire. She has also written for all kinds of specialty magazines: Popular Archaeology, … Continue reading