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Meet the Author: Val McDermid

Written by · Published May 21, 2019

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

Meet the Author: Kate Ellis

Written by · Published Feb 12, 2019

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Kate Ellis shares her passion for libraries and Golden Age crime fiction ahead of her appearance at this year's Slaughter in Southwold.

Meet the Author: Stacey Halls

Written by · Published Jan 29, 2019

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Stacey Halls tells us about her debut novel, The Familiars, and the importance of libraries in her life.

Meet the Author: Tessa Hadley

Written by · Published Jan 15, 2019

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Tessa Hadley tells us what we can expect from her new novel, how she fits writing around teaching, and about the importance of books and reading in her life.