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BB Archive Gael Elton Mayo, Spain Revisited, Harpers & Queen 1985

Gael Elton Mayo (1921-92) journalist, writer and artist, was a contributor to Harpers & Queen, Apollo, Interiors and The Observer. Spain is a ‘place apart’ from Italy, France and the other Latin countries, with a […]

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Interview Meike Ziervogel, author

Novelist and founder-publisher of Peirene Press, Meike Ziervogel, came to London in 1986 to study Arabic language and literature, and received a BA and MA from SOAS. She speaks German, English, Arabic and French. She […]

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Interview Jen Hamilton-Emery, Salt Publishing

Interview with Jen Hamilton-Emery, fiction editor and director of independent Salt publishing, based in Cromer, Norfolk. Are (were) your parents great readers? Tell us a bit about yourself. Yes, both my parents were (and still […]

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Review The Photographer, Meike Ziervogel

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Interview Lawrence Scott, author

Lawrence Scott is a prize-winning Caribbean novelist and short-story writer from Trinidad & Tobago. read our review of his novel, Witchbroom, HERE. It is considered to be a classic of Caribbean literature.  Where were you […]

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Interview Polly Pattullo, Papillote Press

Papillote Press is based in Dominica and publishes fiction and non-fiction, including children’s books, reflecting the island’s rich culture and literary heritage. Are (were) your parents great readers? Tell us a bit about yourself. We […]

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Review Witchbroom, Lawrence Scott

BookBlast® reviews Witchbroom by Lawrence Scott. Our interview with him can be read HERE “Here at the window of the turret room, Lavren, at the sill of the Demerara window, Marie Elena behind him on […]

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BB Archive Gael Elton Mayo, Magnum Photographic Group, Apollo, 1989

Gael Elton Mayo (1921-92) was writer-researcher for the Magnum Photographic Group, Paris, 1950-56, working with Robert Capa, David Seymour and Henri Cartier-Bresson. She wrote Generation X (England) with Cartier-Bresson, later changed to Youth of the […]

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Interview Benjamin Myers, author

Benjamin  Myers is the author of many novels, including: The Gallows Pole, Turning Blue, Beastings, Pig Iron, Richard, The Book of Fuck – a novella, Snorri & Frosti, and four collections of poetry. He is […]

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Review The Gallows Pole, Benjamin Myers

BookBlast® reviews The Gallows Pole by Benjamin Myers published by Bluemoose Books to great acclaim, and snapped up by Bloomsbury Publishing in London.  The Yorkshire moors: wild and untameable. Land of the Brontës, Bram Stoker, […]