Rowan Coleman released her next book, The Summer Of Impossible Things, just two days ago. It stands out from all of her previous works. Here, I emailed her a few questions, in order to find out more. (Thanks also to Tess Henderson.) Since the last interview, you've written and are about to release a … Continue reading Rowan Coleman Interview.
A little while ago, an email arrived in my inbox; Katarina West has written a new book, about a middle aged Cinderella-esque woman who has the chance at a second life. It was released yesterday, and as part of the 'blog tour', I emailed Katarina a few questions about the book. Hello Katarina, thank you … Continue reading Katarina West Q&A; The Thousand Tiny Miracles Of Living Twice.
If you're a regularly reader, you'll know that I live to investigate Sylvia Plath; the confessional poet has been of great importance to me since I read The Bell Jar at thirteen. Recently, Doctor Gail Crowther has written the book, The Haunted Reader And Sylvia Plath;I spoke to her to find out more about it. … Continue reading Gail Crowther Interview; On Her New Book, Sylvia Plath, And Other Projects…
*Thank you to Kerry Hood and Jodi Picoult.* I love to read good writers. That's probably a defining characteristic. Any way, at about age twelve, I sat down to read Vanishing Acts ; And, after, I had to read anything Jodi Picoult wrote. I read Vanishing Acts, My Sister's Keeper, Keeeping Faith. Any way, I … Continue reading Interview with Jodi Picoult, on Small Great Things, Racism, and more.
Growing up, I can still remember how I wanted to be a writer. I was the one, who would spend hours in the school library, dreaming of how I would one day leave a book behind on those shelves. This is why I am so exicted to introduce this new interview. I was very humbled … Continue reading Interview with Dame Jacqueline Wilson
A few weeks ago, I reviewed Andree's War. (Click here to read.) It's a great book, hence why I wanted to hear from the author, Francelle Bradford White herself: "I began writing the book because my mother Andree became ill with Alzheimer's and someone had once told me that when you are upset about something in … Continue reading Interview: Francelle Bradford White
Do you remember reading Mizz, the nineties-esque teen magazine, that advised teen girls on virtually every aspect of their life, on a fortnightly basis? I do. But I digress: I remember seeing a feature with Rowan Coleman-about Dyslexia and her novels. I got to meet her earlier this year, and am ever so grateful to … Continue reading Interview: Rowan Coleman talks Writing And Her Love Of QUEEN.
Let me introduce you to a new rising star of the thriller-book world: Hollie Overton. The US based author has just released her debut book, Baby Doll, a great novel. Here, she answered my questions over email. Please bear in mind that I have inserted some retrospective remarks, to ensure that the piece is more fluent. These … Continue reading Interview: Hollie Overton, Author of Baby Doll.
A while ago-in the run up to Christmas-I reviewed the new(ish) book Conversations With McCartney, by Paul Du Noyer. (Click here to read) But, what does he think, past the book? Hello Paul, thank you for agreeing to this interview. When growing up, did you aspire to be a music journalist? No. I always thought it … Continue reading Interview: Paul Du Noyer, Music Journalist, And Author.
A little while ago, way back in December, I posted about a new book, Imagine, by Lesley-Ann Jones. (Click here to read.) She kindly agreed to talk to us about Imagine; here is what she has to say: Hello Lesley-Ann, thank you for agreeing to this interview. Since we last spoke, you've released a book, called … Continue reading Interview: Lesley Ann Jones on her new book, Imagine.
I was recently reading American Isis-a book about Sylvia Plath-by Carl Rollyson. For any Plath fan, this is a great read, addictive, etc. From a more journalistic perspective-to use the term very loosely-I wanted to ask Carl several questions; here, he answers. Hello Carl, thank you for agreeing to this interview. How did your book, American … Continue reading Interview; Carl Rollyson, Sylvia Plath scholar.
Kate Betts has recently written her memoir, My Paris Dream, which is largely about living and working in journalism in France. It's quite an enchanting read-one I would recommend. Here, we asked her about the book. Thank ou very much Kate-and amidst Fashion week also! Hello Kate, thank you for agreeing to this interview. How … Continue reading Interview: Kate Betts, Author of My Paris Dream.
A few weeks ago, I wrote about how I'd gone to see Polly Vernon give a book talk with a friend. (Click here to read.) Prior to that, I was working on interviewing the lady herself-about her new book, Hot Feminist-and now you can see her very charming, witty answers: Hello Polly, thank you for … Continue reading Interview: Polly Vernon, Author of Hot Feminist.
Dr Gail Crowther is a writer, academic, and researcher, specializing in Sylvia Plath, feminism, and other subjects. She has also co-authored the book Sylvia Plath in Devon (Click here to buy.) Here, we were lucky enough to interview Gail: Hello Gail, thank you for agreeing to this interview. Hi Lydia, you’re welcome, thanks very much … Continue reading Interview: Gail Crowther, Sylvia Plath scholar, writer, and Feminist.
Hot Feminist is a book Polly Vernon has written, that sort of has taken feminism to a new level, discussing how it's okay to wear clothes, make up, etc, and still be a feminist. Click here to buy the book. I was lucky enough-with a friend-to attend a book talk with Polly Vernon and Elizabeth … Continue reading Polly Vernon Book Talk; Hot Feminist.