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Supply and Demand

  An interview with author Theresa Breslin The building is white washed, boxy and in the middle of nowhere. It could be mistaken for a corner shop, if it wasn’t for the big sign that reads: Scotia and Chameleon books. We walk through the odd, right angle corridor into the warehouse, and the mixture of … Continue reading

Rain Rose

  An interview with author Dilys Rose Rain pelts down on the way to the Ramshorn Theatre, me and my mascara begin to run. Not everyday rain, more like the kind Noah faced before he got his arse on that ark. Rain soaks through my jacket, behind my glasses and I reach the door as … Continue reading

Diversions

An interview with author Nick Griffiths From engineering, to music journalism, to young adult fiction, Nick Griffiths’ life has been quite a journey. He admits: “It took three years of an Electrical & Electronic Engineering course, and one essay to finally click that I fucking hated electronics and should have been writing all along.” Once granted this epiphany … Continue reading

Breaking Barriers

  An interview with author Melvin Burgess West Yorkshire based writer Melvin Burgess has shaken up the world of teenage literature. With over 20 titles under his belt, he has written novels, radio, and TV scripts. The author’s debut novel, The Cry of the Wolf (1990) shot to fame by being short listed for the … Continue reading

Waving not Drowning

A feature on Reading the Waves Most people hate public speaking; imagine then Robbie Gillon’s dismay when the drill of a forgotten phone interrupted his monologue. I cringed as the noise bounced off Street Level Photoworks’ walls. What will he do, pause until the imposter is silenced? No, he powered on. Like a pro the … Continue reading

From Coatbridge to Kiev

An interview with author Des Dillon In Glasgow some things will never change, the Scottish Premier League will divide opinion and home-grown comedy will fill seats. Perhaps this is why Des Dillon’s play, Singing I’m No a Billy He’s a Tim, continues touring theatres years after its debut. The drama tells the story of a … Continue reading

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