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.

https://www.birminghamliteraturefestival.org/podcast

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 34m. Bisher sind 27 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 12 hours

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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.


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 2020-09-28  1m
 
 

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


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 2020-10-02  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


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 2020-10-08  42m
 
 

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


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 2020-10-15  53m
 
 

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


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 2020-10-22  47m
 
 

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


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 2020-10-29  40m
 
 

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


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 2020-11-05  38m
 
 

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


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 2020-11-09  41m
 
 

episode 8: Lynn Enright and Natalie Fiennes in Conversation with Shantel Edwards


This week’s episode brings together journalists Natalie Fiennes and Lynn Enright to discuss their books, Behind Closed Doors: Sex Education Transformed and Vagina: A Re-education. In conversation with Birmingham Literature Festival director Shantel Edwar


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 2020-11-12  36m
 
 

episode 9: Sarah Moss and Megan Hunter in Conversation with Olivia Chapman


In this week’s episode, authors Sarah Moss and Megan Hunter join Writing West Midlands’ own Olivia Chapman to discuss their latest novels Summerwater and The Harpy. In this podcast, they discuss writing about relationships, creating unnerving fiction and


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 2020-11-19  35m
 
 
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