This month’s episode features our chat with novelist and short story writer Amina Cain, the author of the novel Indelicacy, a New York Times Editors’ Choice and finalist for the Rathbones Folio Prize and the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize, published in 2020 by Farrar, Straus & Giroux, and two collections of short stories, Creature and I Go To Some Hollow.

This month’s episode is our chat with the late Christopher Priest, who sadly passed away on 2nd February 2024. In what will have been one of his last interviews, we spoke to Christopher on 3rd November 2023, where he talked us through his development as a writer, his skepticism about using notebooks, dealing with dreadful …

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This month we return to our first in-person recording for way too long, as we sat down with writer, musician and all-round cultural agitator Bill Drummond. 

This month, we are speaking to the Egyptian poet and author Iman Mersal. We talk about the genesis of ideas, structure and form when writing in Arabic, and the importance of urgency in directing your writing.

In episode 60, we speak to Natasha Soobramanien and Luke Williams about their unique approach to collaborative writing.

This month, we chat with David Shields about his unique approach to writing on the boundary between reality and fiction. David is the internationally bestselling author of twenty-five books, including Reality Hunger (which, in 2020, Lit Hub named one of the most important books of the past decade

In this episode we’re joined by Johanna Hedva, a Korean American writer, artist, and musician who was raised in Los Angeles by a family of witches, and now lives in LA and Berlin.

In this episode we speak with the Kenyan writer Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o. An indefatigable defender and promoter of African literature and language, Ngũgĩ’s writing spans from the early 1960s onwards and he talked to us about his journey to become a central figure in the emergence of African writing’s recognition across the world.

This month we’re joined by Daisy Hildyard, the author of two novels – Emergency (2022) and Hunters in the Snow (2013) – and one work of nonfiction, The Second Body (2017).

This month we retreated from the audio realm to sit down with Ansgar Allen for minor literature[s]. We discuss his fiction, the processes behind it, and the creative and critical power of irreverence.