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Fact or fiction: autobiographical novels with Édouard Louis

This episode of the Guardian Books podcast featuring Édouard Louis had me absolutely hooked. I hadn’t heard anything about Édouard Louis before, but two things struck me about his interview. First, the eloquence and clarity with which he talks about his childhood and the impact it had. Second, the

An interview with me on writing and A is for Angelica

A couple of weeks ago, Tom Gillespie got in touch to tell me he’d chosen A is for Angelica as one of his books of the year. In fact, he said it was his number one book of the year and asked me to answer a few questions

Listen to me on BBC Radio Sheffield

Yesterday I was interviewed on BBC Radio Sheffield, where I talked about my novel, A is for Angelica. It’s the first time I’ve been on a show with such a large listenership. I felt like I was a little slow to get going, but it was