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Do you ever do the happy dance whenever you find a book that you want in a charity shop? I did just that with Fell, a book that’s been on my radar for a little while.   49 more words

George Saunders & me on BBC Radio 3

How Short is a Short Story?

This event was recorded at BBC 3’s Free Thinking Festival last weekend. It is a highlight of my career to share a stage with one of my writing heroes – George Saunders. 313 more words


My New Story on BBC Radio 3 - Hurry!

The Speed of Life – Short Stories: Jenn Ashworth, Paul McVeigh & Kirsty Logan

Stories on the theme of this year’s Free Thinking Festival, commissioned by New Writing North and Word Factory. 80 more words


BTB Readathon - March 2017

As part of her Beat the Backlist challenge, Novel Knight is running four readthons throughout year to help people achieve their targets, and the first of these ran from the 10th to the 12th of March.   1,240 more words

Reading Challenge

Last Free Tickets Released Feb 17 for George Saunders, Jenn Ashworth, Kirsty Logan & me

Last Free Tickets Released Tomorrow Feb 17 for George Saunders, Jenn Ashworth, Kirsty Logan & me talking to Matthew Sweet at BBC 3 Free Thinking Festival. 380 more words


Weekly update: 15th January 2017

Finishing my assignment on 1930s poetry took most of the past week. I managed to fit studying in between work and running training, and really enjoyed writing the essay, even though I found it hard. 404 more words

Liminal spaces

Liminal spaces are spaces characterised by transition and impermanence: bus stations, waiting rooms, airports. The first few days of the year often feels the same way to me. 476 more words