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Meet the Author: Ruth Jones

Written by · Published Jun 25, 2019


Ruth Jones discusses the differences between novel and TV writing and tells us what she's planning for the Lavenham Literary Festival dinner in November.

Meet the Author: Pamela Holmes

Written by · Published Jun 18, 2019


Pamela Holmes describes how a chance visit to St Mary's Church, Huntingfield, inspired her first novel, how working as a nurse and journalist made her a better fiction writer, and how she researched her latest book, Wyld Dreamers.

Meet the Author: Jill Dawson

Written by · Published Jun 4, 2019


Jill Dawson discusses The Language of Birds and Suffolk-set The Crime Writer ahead of her appearance at Slaughter in Southwold.

Meet the Author: Val McDermid

Written by · Published May 21, 2019


Queen of Crime Val McDermid talks about the evolution of the genre and her writing process, and encourages you to say hello to her at Slaughter in Southwold.

Meet the Author: Felix Francis

Written by · Published May 7, 2019


Felix Francis discusses growing up in an exciting literary and thespian household, how he fell into continuing his father's fiction legacy, and why he's particularly looking forward to Slaughter in Southwold.

Meet the Author: Sophie Green

Written by · Published Apr 23, 2019


Author and Suffolk librarian Sophie Green tells us all about her first children's novel, Potkin and Stubbs.

Meet the Author: Michelle Paver

Written by · Published Apr 9, 2019


Michelle Paver tells us why she set her new novel in Suffolk, and what she loves about the county.

Meet the Author: Gytha Lodge

Written by · Published Mar 26, 2019


Gytha Lodge tells us about her first novel and her roundabout route to publication, and encourages budding writers to keep going.

Meet the Author: Diane Setterfield

Written by · Published Mar 12, 2019


Diane Setterfield tells us about the importance of books in her life and how her childhood reading influenced her novels, and has a rousing message for Suffolk Libraries borrowers.

Meet the Author: Gill Paul

Written by · Published Feb 26, 2019


Gill Paul describes her writing routine and intrigues us with details of her next book.