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    John Englehardt

    In this month's episode, we caught up with John Englehardt, author of 'Bloomland' (2019, Dzanc Books). John has also written for Vol.1 Brooklyn, Sycamore Review, The Stranger, Seattle Review of Books, Conium Review, Monkeybicycle, and elsewhere.

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    David Keenan

    In this month’s episode we took a wild ride with David Keenan. David was born in Glasgow and grew up in Airdrie, in the west of Scotland, in the late-70s and early-1980s. He is the author of three novels, the cult classic This Is Memorial Device, which won the Collyer Bristow/London Magazine Award for Debut Fiction 2018 and was shortlisted for the Gordon Burn Prize, For The Good Times, which won the Gordon Burn Prize in 2019, and Xstabeth. We travelled far and wide in this episode, covering, amongst much else: using faith in your writing as your only compass, performing a DJ set in Tolstoy’s front garden, the beauty…

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    Gabriel Josipovici

    In this month's episode we speak to Gabriel Josipovici. Our discussion covered how his writing has developed over six decades, the perils of writing an unexpectedly backlash-provoking book on Modernism, the creative possibilities revealed by examining painters & composers and much more.

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    Jen Calleja

    n episode 30, we speak to writer, translator and musician, Jen Calleja to discuss: bus travel as fertile ground for creativity, writing across different forms - from translation to poetry, novels and short stories, and the insight gained from working with writers whose work you are translating - and plenty more besides.

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    Tony White

    In episode 25, we speak to Tony White, author of 'the Fountain in the Forest' (Faber, 2018) as well as 'Road Rage', 'Satan Satan Satan', 'Charlieunklenorfolktango', 'Foxy-T' and several other works.

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    Mazin Saleem

    In Episode 23 we speak to Mazin Saleem, the author of ‘the Prick’, published as part of Open Pen’s series of novelettes. We speak to Mazin about discovering that you’re not really a night-owl, using software to improve your writing productivity, and the freedom of jumping around the manuscript while editing to keep things fresh.  Thanks for listening, please like, subscribe and rate Unsound Methods wherever you get your podcasts. The online poetry magazine that Jaimie mentions at the end is called Harana Poetry, and can be found here: https://www.haranapoetry.com/Mazin isn’t on Twitter, but we are:  @UnsoundMethods – @JaimieBatchan – @LochlanBloom Jaimie’s Instagram is: @jaimie_batchan You can buy the Prick here: https://www.openpen.shop/store/p9/theprick.html You can find out more about…