Writers Chat 53: Lia Mills on “Another Alice” (Arlen Classic Literature, Dublin: 2022)

Lia, You are very welcome to my Writers Chat series and Iā€™m delighted to be talking to you about your novel Another Alice first published by Poolbeg in 1996, and reissued this year (2022) as part of the Arlen House Classic Literature Series. I spent much of the early to mid 1990s outside of Ireland … Continue reading Writers Chat 53: Lia Mills on “Another Alice” (Arlen Classic Literature, Dublin: 2022)

Writers Chat 52: Sara Baume on “seven steeples” (Tramp Press: Dublin, 2022)

Sara, You are very welcome to my WRITERS CHAT series. Congratulations on seven steeples (Tramp Press: Dublin, 2022). I loved the cumulative effect of this novel which felt ā€“ to me ā€“ like being swept away in a fugue of calm. Photograph of the cover of seven steeples showing mountains with a blue sky in … Continue reading Writers Chat 52: Sara Baume on “seven steeples” (Tramp Press: Dublin, 2022)

New Publication at Compulsive Reader

I'm delighted that my interview with Maya Sonenberg about her latest short story collection Bad Mothers, Bad Daughters has been published over on Compulsive Reader run by Magdalena Ball. Maya and I talk sensory writing, naming our characters, the importance of objects, how stories in a collection can echo each other - and more! Read … Continue reading New Publication at Compulsive Reader