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Gemma Cairney - Author

About the Author

Gemma Cairney is a multi-award winning broadcaster, writer, producer and general polymath. She currently presents The Surgery on BBC Radio 1. As the network’s only speech-based show, it focuses on tackling the everyday issues of young people and creating positive social action. She has racked up a breadth of experience across the BBC networks including Radio 1, 2, 3, 4, 6 and, most recently, the BBC World Service, and covers Glastonbury each year on BBC1 and BBC2. Gemma is known for her irreverent approach, insatiable appetite for telling stories and sparkling imagination. Outside the BBC she owns her own production company called Boom Shakalaka Productions, where she oversees different audio, visual and arts content. She has edited and written for various publications, including The Pool, Elle, Red, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, the Guardian and The Debrief. She is ‘Artist In Residence’ at The Southbank Centre and is on the committee for Women Of The World Festival. Outside work she loves to DJ garage classics at parties and lives by the sea, where she can be found wild swimming in a tidal pool. Follow Gemma Cairney on Instagram.

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Other books by Gemma Cairney

Open Your Mind Your World and Your Future

Open Your Mind Your World and Your Future

Author: Gemma Cairney Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/08/2018

Full of honest and practical advice from Gemma Cairney and a whole host of trained professionals and real people, Open Your Mind is the best friend of a book everyone needs. From stress, trauma and anxiety, to your place in the world and everything in between. Includes chapters on: Anxiety Depression Addiction Politics Our Natural World Feminism Money And so much more! Gemma Cairney is an important advocate for young people. Her personal insight and time as Radio 1's resident agony aunt on The Surgery makes her perfectly placed to offer advice to young people questioning what life's all about. Discover even more with Open Your Heart: Learn to Love Your Life and Love Yourself.

Hometown Tales: South Coast

Hometown Tales: South Coast

Author: Gemma Cairney, Judy Upton Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/06/2018

Original tales by remarkable writers Hometown Tales is a series of books pairing exciting new voices with some of the most talented and important writers at work today. Some of the tales are fiction and some are narrative non-fiction - they are all powerful, fascinating and moving, and aim to celebrate regional diversity and explore the meaning of home. In these pages on the South Coast, you'll find two unique tales. 'Margate Calling' is an intimate, honest and inspiring account of living in Margate by award-winning BBC broadcaster Gemma Cairney. 'Maisie and Mrs Webster' is a bold, fiercely funny and deeply moving piece of fiction about an obese young woman who is confined to her bed and longs to see the sea, by Brighton-based playwright Judy Upton.

Open Your Heart Learn to Love Your Life and Love Yourself

Open Your Heart Learn to Love Your Life and Love Yourself

Author: Gemma Cairney Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/01/2018

Full of honest and practical advice from Gemma Cairney and a whole host of trained professionals and real people, Open Your Heart is a best friend in a book. From heartbreak and heartache to body image and everything in between, this book will help you learn to love your body, your friends and your family, and tell you what to do if things go wrong. Includes chapters on: Family Friendship Bullying Love Heartbreak Death, grief and loss Periods Body image Exercise Food Sex Gender and sexuality Sexual health and more!

Open Your Heart

Open Your Heart

Author: Gemma Cairney Format: eBook Release Date: 11/01/2018

Full of honest and practical advice from Gemma Cairney and a whole host of trained professionals and real people, Open Your Heart is a best friend in a book. From heartbreak and heartache to body image and everything in between, this book will help you learn to love your body, your friends and your family, and tell you what to do if things go wrong.Includes chapters on:FamilyFriendshipBullyingLoveHeartbreakDeath, grief and lossPeriodsBody imageExerciseFoodSex Gender and sexualitySexual healthand more!

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