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Meet the Author: Keggie Carew

Written by · Published Apr 4, 2017


Keggie Carew tells us all about writing her Costa Biography Prize-winning book Dadland.

Meet the Author: Katarina Bivald

Written by · Published Mar 7, 2017


Swedish writer Katarina Bivald discusses how she loved reading and writing from a young age, and encourages Suffolk book groups to talk to her about her book, The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend.

Meet the Author: Guinevere Glasfurd

Written by · Published Feb 21, 2017


Guinevere Glasfurd gives us a fascinating insight into her new historical novel, The Words in my Hand.

Meet the Author: Sara Baume

Written by · Published Feb 7, 2017


Award-winning novelist Sara Baume discusses the influences of the authors she read as a teenager, her own experiences, and art on her writing

Meet the Author: Wendy Holden

Written by · Published Jan 27, 2017


To mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2017, we've interviewed Wendy Holden. Wendy is the author of Born Survivors, which tells the story of three remarkable women who, along with their babies, beat the odds to survive the Nazi camps.

Meet the Author: Nicci French

Written by · Published Jan 17, 2017


Husband-and-wife team Sean French and Nicci Gerrard, aka Nicci French, talk about their literary influences, writing practices, and the enjoyment they derive from meeting readers at Suffolk Libraries.

Meet the Author: Victoria Hislop

Written by · Published Jan 3, 2017


Victoria Hislop tells us how Beatrix Potter's work has inspired her, where her ideas come from, and why she thinks libraries are precious.

Meet the Author: Alan Bennett

Written by · Published Dec 20, 2016


Alan Bennett talks about his childhood love of Just William and his mother's exaltation of writers, and encourages readers to use their local libraries