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Meeting William Faulkner

In 1961, Simon Claxton, a Secondary School Exchange student, set off on the trail of one of America’s most celebrated authors…

What would you do if asked to write a report on an author? Google them? Read a few books or newspaper articles and regurgitate what they said? Or march right on up to the author’s verandah and ask if you could talk to them? This is exactly what SSE student Simon Claxton did, and the results changed his life. Read the full story on our ESU members’ hub – or find out about the many benefits of becoming a member here.


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