Reading: Immersion into other worlds

I've been doing a lot of writing lately and, as always, I find that after a long, intense spell of being immersed in writing fiction I need a complete break. This break tends to be baking (yum! everyone benefits!), gardening (nice looking sunflowers growing happily!) and, after a few days of being brought from mind … Continue reading Reading: Immersion into other worlds

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 34: Grace Wilentz on “The Limit of Light” (Gallery Press Books: Meath, 2020).

Grace, I’m delighted to welcome you to talk about your debut poetry collection The Limit of Light (Gallery Press Books: Meath, 2020). I really enjoyed hearing you read in The Gallery at 50 Celebratory Series (Episode 13 [time 10.59 – 15.30]) This collection holds a beautiful understated sensuality in its exploration of memory, body, desire, … Continue reading Writers Chat 34: Grace Wilentz on “The Limit of Light” (Gallery Press Books: Meath, 2020).