8 mn read Nick Coleman is newly 60, and an author who used to be a music critic at Time Out and the Independent.
5 mn read Sophie Parkin is a writer, artist and poet. Her most recent book is A History of Soho’s The Colony Club. She owns an artist club in East London Vout-o-Reenees.
7 mn read Monique Roffey is an award-winning Trinidadian-born British writer of novels, essays, a memoir and literary journalism.
3 mn read A refugee during the Second World War to Italy, in 1948 Hanja Kochansky went to Johannesburg as an emigrant. In 1966 she played one of Elizabeth Taylor’s handmaidens in the film Cleopatra. In 1972 her book Women’s Sexual Fantasies was published by Ace Books in New York and became a best-seller. She is currently writing […]
8 mn read Lucy O’Brien, 58, is a writer and academic. She has written for NME and City Limits as well as the Guardian etc. She has published various books including Madonna: Like an Icon.
7 mn read Jilliana Ranicar-Breese, 74, is a radio presenter, writer, poet and hosts a Spoken Word Salon in Brighton on the first Tuesday of the month. Jilliana is a veritable one-woman hive of activity and role model for getting older brilliantly. How old are you? I am 74 [Capricorn] and reside in Brighton What do you do? […]
5 mn read The first thing that comes to mind with the word vitality is someone who is leaping about, full of energy and health…..
3 mn read WHAT IS YOUR NAME? Ashton Applewhite HOW OLD ARE YOU? 66 WHERE DO YOU LIVE? Brooklyn, NY WHAT DO YOU DO? I’m a writer and activist. TELL US WHAT IT’S LIKE TO BE YOUR AGE? I love everything about it except the physical deterioration: arthritis, osteoporosis, and some hearing loss – none of which keep […]
10 mn read Michele Kirsch, 57, is a brilliantly witty writer and cook. She used to be a cleaner. She’s a regular AoA contributor. NME, City Limits, and Men’s Health were all lucky recipients of her work. Her first book Clean – one woman’s story of addiction, recovery and cleaning – is out on March 7th. Buy it […]
7 mn read There’s something about starting a new pursuit and passion when you’re older. It’s stimulating in a different way. I began writing poetry when I was 55 ten years ago..