The lovely Sarah Wah of Living Room Literature is displaying some of my work on her walls in her cosy flat, where she runs bespoke ‘sociable-but-serious’ literature courses for small groups of people looking to nurture or rekindle their love of books without leaving the comfort of a relaxed home environment. What a lovely idea!!
Dr Wah is a superb teacher, someone who can bring literary works alive for her students and who has the knack of passing onto them much of her own enthusiasm and close engagement with a wide variety of texts. Her love for literature is matched by her ability to ease you into understanding and appreciating the language, the structure, the meaning – everything, that is, that adds up to the beauty of the finest writing. She has a patience and a preciseness that keeps opening up new possibilities for her students.
Professor Gordon McMullan | Director, London Shakespeare Centre