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Katherine Locke – Dog Days

Katherine Locke – Dog Days

Katherine Locke talks about her approach to making the story collection Dog Days, reading for the Bridport Prize and inspiring children to read for pleasure.

Zdravka Evtimova – East of No East

Zdravka Evtimova – East of No East

Ten Questions Eastwards – Daithidh MacEochaidh talks to Bulgarian writer Zdravka Evtimova about her writing, translation and political change.

Susan Tranter – Brief Lives

Susan Tranter – Brief Lives

Susan Tranter talks about the inspiration behind the collection Brief Lives and her work as reader-in-residence for the British Council’s Encompass Literature webite.

Bloom Writers

Bloom Writers

All six of the authors featured in the young writers collection Bloom talk about the inspiration for their story and answer a follow-up question. In addition, to get us started, we hear from editor Emily Penn on the inspiration behind the collection and what it represents.

M Y Alam Talks About Kilo

M Y Alam Talks About Kilo

In the summer of 2002 M Y Alam spoke to Les Back from Goldsmiths College Centre for Urban and Community Research about his new novel Kilo, the ‘riots’ of 2001 and the influence of Bradford on his work.

James Nash – Four Fathers

James Nash – Four Fathers

James Nash talks about how his contribution to the book Four Fathers helped him to ‘make sense’ of things.

Tom Palmer – Four Fathers

Tom Palmer – Four Fathers

Tom Palmer talks the book Four Fathers and about his work with fathers, sons and football.

M Y Alam Interview – Apocalypse Not Just Now

M Y Alam Interview – Apocalypse Not Just Now

M Y Alam wrote a series of articles for the Route newspaper, which were published in 2000-2001 and have now been anthologized in an e-book Apocalypse Not Just Now. Here he answers some questions about the writing process.

The Freewheel

The Freewheel

Warehouse author and Budists front man Clayton Devanny has teamed up with partner Laura Midgley to form The Freewheel. Here they talk a little about their music, songs, what inspires them and their plans for the future.

James K Walker – The Three and a Half Day Parent

James K Walker – The Three and a Half Day Parent

James Walker answers questions about the background to his story collection The Three and a Half Day Parent, about parenting in general and about Brian Clough.

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