Birmingham Lit Fest Presents….

The Birmingham Literature Festival Podcast - Welcome to the very first Birmingham Literature Festival podcast, bringing writers and readers together to discuss some of 2020’s best books. Each Thursday we’ll be releasing new episodes of the podcast, including wonderful discussions about writing, poetry, big ideas and social issues. Join us each week for exciting and inspiring conversations with new, and familiar, writers from the Midlands and beyond.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 34m. Bisher sind 38 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 18 hours 16 minutes


episode 7: Sam Baker in Conversation with Kate Spicer

In today’s episode, journalist and author Sam Baker talks to fellow writer Kate Spicer about her latest book The Shift. Join Sam and Kate as they discuss the cultural silence around menopause, the invisibility of women past child-bearing age and the free


 2020-11-09  41m

episode 6: Kit de Waal in Conversation with Paul McVeigh

In this week’s episode author Kit de Waal talks to fellow writer and novelist Paul McVeigh about Supporting Cast, her first short story collection that focuses on the lives and loves of ordinary people including some familiar characters from her earlier


 2020-11-05  38m

episode 5: Louise O’Neill in Conversation with Amy Webb and Tanita Patel

Today’s episode is brought to you by the READ ON project, a scheme supported by the European Union’s Creative Europe fund. The READ ON project gets young people reading, writing, and interviewing authors, both in their own country and across Europe. In th


 2020-10-29  40m

episode 4: Candice Brathwaite in conversation with Dorothy Koomson

In this week’s episode we welcome Candice Brathwaite, author of the bestselling book, I Am Not Your Baby Mother. In conversation with fellow bestselling author Dorothy Koomson, they discuss the urgent need to redefine motherhood, the silencing of black wo


 2020-10-22  47m

episode 3: Gaylene Gould interviews Paul Mendez

In this week’s episode, artist and cultural critic Gaylene Gould interviews debut author Paul Mendez about his novel Rainbow Milk. Join Paul and Gaylene for a fascinating discussion about the rich history of black British writing, representing the Black


 2020-10-15  53m

episode 2: Romalyn Ante and Rupinder Kaur in Conversation with Liz Berry

This week's episode brings Liz Berry, Romalyn Ante and Rupinder Kaur together, three powerhouse poets from the Midlands. Featuring a series of wonderful readings of the poems from their collections Rooh and Antiemetic for Homesickness, Rupinder and Romal


 2020-10-08  42m

episode 1: Stuart Maconie and Pete Paphides in Conversation with Jo Bell

This week’s episode brings together 2 of the UK’s most established broadcasters and journalists, Stuart Maconie and Pete Paphides to discuss their latest books, The Nanny State Made Me and Broken Greek. In conversation with writer and poet Jo Bell, they


 2020-10-02  53m

Trailer - Author Kit de Waal introduces Birmingham Lit Fest presents….

Author and guest curator Kit de Waal introduces Birmingham Litfest presents... The very first Birmingham Literature Festival podcast.


 2020-09-28  1m