Journalist and author
Monica Porter has been a London-based journalist since the 1970s. This website is about her newspaper and magazine writing, and her books, as well as any public events related to her work. You can also order her books from Amazon via this site
Monica’s latest book, Raven: My Year of Dating Dangerously, is the sensational memoir of her online dating escapades as an older woman. Published by Head of Zeus, it is available as an e-book on Amazon, iBooks and Kobo, and as a paperback from all good retailers.
Dreams and Doorways, first published in 1993, is being re-issued this year by Thistle Publishing, and will be available on Amazon. In it, Monica interviews a wide range of well-known figures – including Douglas Adams, Terry Pratchett, Ken Livingstone, Henry Cooper and Edwina Currie – about the childhood experiences and influences which shaped their future lives.
Monica will be speaking about her mother’s heroic actions in wartime Hungary – recounted in Deadly Carousel: A Singer’s Story of the Second World War - at the Hungarian Cultural Centre, at 7 pm on 22 September. Monica’s mother was the celebrated cabaret singer Vali Racz, who rescued Jewish friends during the Holocaust.
The HCC is at 10 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2E 7NA. Tel: +44(0) 207 257 2032 www.hungary.org.uk
Monica can be contacted at email@example.com