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Claire Dyer is a novelist and poet from Reading. Her poetry collections, Eleven Rooms and Interference Effects are published by Two Rivers Press. Her novels, The Moment and The Perfect Affair and her short story Falling for Gatsby are published by Quercus.

She has an MA in Creative Writing from Royal Holloway, University of London, teaches creative writing at literary and writers’ festivals and for Bracknell & Wokingham College and runs Fresh Eyes, an editorial and critiquing service.

You can follow her on Twitter -  @ClaireDyer1

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Seven out of ten men regularly soothe their ladies to sleep by reading out loud to them, according to a recent poll.