Alison

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Gender FEMALE
Industry Publishing
Occupation Journalist
Location London, United Kingdom
Introduction NCTJ qualified magazine journalist and graduate of Southampton University with a first-class honours degree in English (2008). I have previously completed stints at and written for: Digital Spy, Red, Elle, Company and company.co.uk, Wahanda.com, queensofvintage.com, britney.com, closeronline.co.uk, buyingbusinesstravel.com, retailmoves.com, BANG Showbiz, asuitthatfits.com, Grace Cole Beauty's 'Hot Pink' magazine (misscole.co.uk) and Popjustice. I love fashion, beauty, music and lifestyle writing but am happy and able to turn my hand to any subject!
Interests News, fashion, beauty, music, sport, literature, showbiz, film
Favorite Movies Seven, The Matrix, The Shawshank Redemption, Amelie, WALL-E, Up, The Lion King, Inception, Avatar, A Beautiful Mind, Spirited Away, I Robot, Finding Nemo, The Green Mile, Moulin Rouge, Sliding Doors, Dogville, Sin City, Walk the Line, The Island, The Notebook, Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, The Truman Show, The Little Mermaid, Fight Club, Life Is Beautiful, Girl Interrupted.
Favorite Music Scissor Sisters, Robyn, Kanye West, No Doubt, Little Boots, Marina and the Diamonds, Michael Jackson, Bloc Party, IAMX, Delerium, Faithless, The Knife, Dragonette, Robbie Williams, Spice Girls, Ace of Base, Pet Shop Boys, Savage Garden, ABBA, Sugababes, Girls Aloud, Britney..
Favorite Books Emily Dickinson's poetry, George Orwell: 1984, Douglas Adams: Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Dean Koontz: Life Expectancy and The Face, Patrick Suesskind: Perfume, Margaret Atwood: The Blind Assassin and The Handmaid's Tale, Zadie Smith: The Autograph Man, White Teeth and On Beauty, Charlotte Dacre: Zofloya, Art Spiegelman: The Complete Maus, Mark Haddon: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, Richard Wright: Native Son, Bret Easton Ellis: American Psycho, Bernard MacLaverty: Grace Notes, Irvine Welsh: Trainspotting, Stella Gibbons: Cold Comfort Farm, Charlotte Perkins Gilman: The Yellow Wallpaper, Zora Neale Hurston: Their Eyes Were Watching God, Don DeLillo: White Noise, Jean Rhys: Wide Sargasso Sea...