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Sylvie Simmons

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Sylvie Simmons is a renowned music journalist and award-winning writer. A Londoner, she moved to LA in the late seventies where she began writing about rock music forSoundsCreem and Kerrang!, then Rolling Stone, the Guardian and MOJO. She is the author of fiction and non-fiction books, including the acclaimed Serge Gainsbourg: A Fistful of GitanesNeil Young: Reflections in Broken Glass and the short story collection Too Weird for Ziggy. She currently lives in San Francisco, where she plays ukulele and still writes for MOJO.

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We're delighted to present award-winning author Jonathan Safran Foer in conversation with Hephzibah Anderson at JW3 on 28 May to celebrate the...
Tuesday, 23 May 2017
To mark the publication Memoirs and Reflections, Kissin’s vividly personal account of a life in and beyond music, including the people and events...
Tuesday, 23 May 2017
Gifted debut novelists Eli Goldstone and Olivia Sudjic talk to Lucy Scholes on 17 May at Hanbury Street E1 in the first JBW event in...
Wednesday, 19 April 2017

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David Grossman speaks with Mark Lawson at a special out-of-fesitval event.