Writers Chat 36: Lisa Harding on “Bright Burning Things” (Bloomsbury: London, 2021)

Lisa, Welcome back to my Writers Chat Series. We're here to chat about your second novel Bright Burning Things (Bloomsbury: London, 2021) which Lisa McInerney has so accurately described as ‘a meticulous portrait of a life unravelling’. Bright Burning Things - Cover Image SG: Let’s start with Sonya’s narrative voice. It’s through her – often … Continue reading Writers Chat 36: Lisa Harding on “Bright Burning Things” (Bloomsbury: London, 2021)

Writers Chat 29:Karen Lee Street on Edgar Allan Poe and The Empire of the Dead (Oneworld: London, 2019)

Writers Chat – Edgar Allan Poe and The Empire of the Dead Karen, you’re very welcome to my Writers Chat. We last chatted about Edgar Allan Poe and The Jewel of Peru and today we'll discuss  Edgar Allan Poe and The Empire of the Dead which was described as “a gripping read, and a worthy homage … Continue reading Writers Chat 29:Karen Lee Street on Edgar Allan Poe and The Empire of the Dead (Oneworld: London, 2019)

Writers Chat 27: Alan McMonagle on “Laura Cassidy’s Walk of Fame” (Picador: London, 2020)

Alan, You’re very welcome to another WRITERS CHAT (readers see our last chat here). Your second novel, Laura Cassidy’s Walk of Fame, was launched to a huge crowd in Galway City Library in early March 2020 – just before the Pandemic lock-down – and has been described by The Irish Times as a “vigorous novel” … Continue reading Writers Chat 27: Alan McMonagle on “Laura Cassidy’s Walk of Fame” (Picador: London, 2020)