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Brick Lane Bookshop Podcast

Brick Lane Bookshop Podcast

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The BLB Podcast is a new project from Brick Lane Bookshop. We interrogate the short story form and discuss why we love short stories, the writing process and how to get published.
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BLB Podcast - The Alligator Excuse with Jarred McGinnis

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BLB Podcast - Queer Horror with Leon Craig
The BLB Podcast is a new project from Brick Lane Bookshop where we interrogate the short story form. We talk about why we love short stories, the writing process and how to get published. In this sixth episode, Kate talks to Leon Craig about her debut short story collection Parallel Hells. Show Notes: Njáls Saga Carmen Maria Machado Francine Toon Julia Bell The Seaplane on Final Approach: A Novel by Rebecca Rukeyser The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson The Shooting Party by Isabel Colegate Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh
38:59
June 21, 2022
BLB Podcast - Dance Move with Wendy Erskine
The BLB Podcast is a new project from Brick Lane Bookshop where we interrogate the short story form. We talk about why we love short stories, the writing process and how to get published. In this fifth episode, Kate and Peter talk to Wendy Erskine about her latest short story collection, Dance Move Show Notes: Good Behaviour by Molly Keane Seven Steeples by Sara Baume Jem Calder Ghosts Signs: Poverty and the Pandemic by Stu Hennigan Music by Andrew Everitt
38:26
June 07, 2022
BLB Podcast - Search Engine Optimisation with Jem Calder
The BLB Podcast is a new project from Brick Lane Bookshop where we interrogate the short story form. We talk about why we love short stories, the writing process and how to get published. In this fourth episode, Kate and Peter talk to Jem Calder about his debut short story collection, Reward System.  Show Notes: Faber Bullshit by David Graeber  George Saunders William T. Vollmann Mark Fisher Tao Lin Rachel Cusk Oval by Elvia Wilk The Creep by Michael LaPointe Richard Yates Music by Andrew Everitt
47:37
May 24, 2022
BLB Podcast - The Alligator Excuse with Jarred McGinnis
The BLB Podcast is a new project from Brick Lane Bookshop where we interrogate the short story form. We talk about why we love short stories, the writing process and how to get published. In this third episode, Kate talks to Jarred McGinnis about his very short story We Sleep in These Sheets and his debut novel The Coward. Show Notes: Brick Lane Bookshop Short Story Prize Kate Ellis  Peter J Coles Jarred McGinnis Spread the Word City of Stories Harry Crews Small Things Like These by Claire Keegan Stoner by John L. Williams Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer Empire of Pain by Patrick Radden Keefe All the Names Given by Raymond Antrobus Music by Andrew Everitt
38:02
May 10, 2022
BLB Podcast - Extensive Editing with Aoife Inman
The BLB Podcast is a new project from Brick Lane Bookshop where we interrogate the short story form. We talk about why we love short stories, the writing process and how to get published. In this second episode, co-hosts Kate Ellis and Peter J Coles talk to Aoife Inman, who won the 2021 Brick Lane Bookshop Short Story Prize for her story Earth-Grown Bodies. Show Notes: Brick Lane Bookshop Short Story Prize Kate Ellis  Peter J Coles Aoife Inman Out of the Ashes by Michael Morpurgo Reservoir 13 by Jon McGregor The Writing Squad Music by Andrew Everitt
31:03
April 26, 2022
BLB Podcast - How To Find Your Weird with Isha Karki
The BLB Podcast is a new project from Brick Lane Bookshop where we interrogate the short story form. We talk about why we love short stories, the writing process and how to get published.  In this first episode, co-hosts Kate Ellis and Peter J Coles chat to Isha Karki, who was shortlisted for the BLB Short Story Prize in 2019 and has since won numerous short story competitions, including the Galley Beggar Press, Mslexia and the Dinesh Allirajah Prize. Isha talks about the importance of experimentation, what she’s reading and how to find your weird.   Show Notes:  Brick Lane Bookshop Short Story Prize  Kate Ellis  Peter J Coles  Isha Karki   Carmen Maria Machado  Heads of the Colored People - Nafissa Thompson-Spires  What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky - Lesley Nneka Arimah Music by Andrew Everitt
42:19
April 11, 2022