How They Live! (And an offer…)

It’s such a pleasure seeing good people doing brilliant things, and it’s a delight being able to share that when I can. Jessica Patient’s been a great writer friend for many, many years now and, aside from being a very good egg, she’s a great writer too. Here, she talks about her short story collection […]

Flying Off The Shelf

It’s been a little while since I’ve done anything personally at Sheffield’s brilliant Off The Shelf Festival (I was there, last night, listening to Brett Anderson talking about his latest memoire, which was brilliant – as anyone who really knows me will know, Suede have been an integral part of me for many, many years […]

Awards, Awards!

I’ve been in London a couple of times this past two weeks, and both for wonderful things. Last week I was at the BBC’s Broadcasting House for the BBC Young Writer’ Award/Short Story awards. It’s the second time I’ve been and this time was extra special, and I mean really special because Georgie Woodhead a […]