Ep 493 Alexandra Heminsley: Some Body to Love


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Alexandra Heminsley is a best selling author, journalist and broadcaster. Her latest memoir Some Body to Love is an open-hearted exploration into body image, identity and family life. In the book, Heminsley shares her experiences of IVF, pregnancy and sexual assault, all of which have had a profound effect on her own sense of self. She also details the breakdown of her marriage, following her then-husband's transition. In today’s episode, she speaks to Róisín Ingle about her journey to motherhood, building a LGBTQ+ family and re-configuring her life path. Alexandra will also be taking part in this year’s West Cork Literary Festival, where she’ll be discussing the book and hosting a memoir and life-writing workshop. Full details will be released on westcorkliteraryfestival.ie in May.


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The Women's Podcast, hosted by Kathy Sheridan & Róisín Ingle. By women, for everyone.

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