Gillian McDade

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Gender FEMALE
Industry Communications or Media
Occupation Broadcast Journalist and author
Location Co Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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Introduction I'm a Broadcast Journalist and current print and digital writer, consultant and tutor. I am a former pupil of Ballyclare High School, Co Antrim and the University of Ulster. I've just completed my novel, Water Margins. I love books, writing, vegan and plant based food, podcasts, movies and current affairs. Follow me on Twitter: @gillianmc
Interests Writing, reading, travelling, live music, vegetarianism, veganism, raw food, documentaries, conspiracy theories, current affairs, good weather and crisps.
Favorite Movies Mulholland Drive...or any David Lynch film, Fire Walk With Me, Inland Empire, The Breakfast Club, The Ice Storm, St Elmo's Fire, The Crow, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Hideous Kinky, Hard Candy.
Favorite Music Thirty Seconds To Mars, Jesse Malin, The Fratellis, Fleet Foxes, Friendly Fires, REM, Simon and Garfunkel.
Favorite Books The Goldfinch and The Secret History by Donna Tartt, The Dissident by Nell Freudenberger, Sisterland by Curtis Sittenfeld, Darkmans by Nicola Barker, The Last Picture Show, The Girls by Emma Cline, Marlena by Julie Buntin, Let The Great World Spin by Colum McCann and Duane's Depressed by Larry McMurtry, In Search of Captain Zero by Allan C Weisbecker, Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro, Disgrace by JM Coetzee. Fav authors include: Larry McMurtry, Donna Tartt, JM Coetzee, Nicola Barker, Lucy Clarke, Jenn Ashworth.