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Maggie Gee Novelist & Creative Writing Coach Podcast

BookBlast Podcast brings you Maggie Gee OBE FRSL, novelist and Professor of Creative Writing at Bath Spa University. She was born to working-class parents, and climbed into an uneasy place between classes. She won a […]

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Andrew Crumey Author Podcast

BookBlast Podcast with Andrew Crumey, author Alasdair Gray, James Kelman, A.L. Kennedy, Allan Massie, Val McDermid, Andrew O’Hagan, Ian Rankin, Ali Smith, Irvine Welsh, Alan Warner . . . the list of fine Scottish writers […]

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Chris McCabe Author Interview

BookBlast interview with author, Chris McCabe Chris McCabe, where were you born, and where did you grow up? Mill Road hospital Liverpool, and then in Liverpool (built on the site of a Victorian workhouse), until […]

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Quinton Skinner Author Interview

Book Blast interviews author Quinton Skinner who lives in Minneapolis, USA Quinton Skinner, where were you born, and where did you grow up? I was born and grew up in a working-class area of Columbus, […]

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Moroccan writer Tahar Ben Jelloun, winner of the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and the Prix Goncourt among many awards, and short-listed for the Nobel Prize in Literature, talks to Georgia de Chamberet about writing […]

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Boyd Tonkin Author & Critic Interview

BookBlast interview, Boyd Tonkin author and critic Boyd Tonkin, where were you born, and where did you grow up?  In suburban North London near the end of the Northern Line, in a small maternity home […]

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Toby Litt Author Interview

Book Blast interview with Toby Litt, the British writer, mentor and academic based at the University of Southampton. How has Ampthill changed from when you were growing up there in the 1970s? When I was […]

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