An Interview with Lynn Buckle Author of “What Willow Says”

Zoë Wells Lynn Buckle is the author of two novels, the latest of which, What Willow Says, was published by epoque press in May 2021. She lives on the Bog of Allen in Rathangen, Ireland, where she is a UNESCO Cities of Literature Writer in Residence. She is the founder of the Irish Writers’ Center’s Climate Writing Group and has benefitted from awards by the … Continue reading An Interview with Lynn Buckle Author of “What Willow Says”

An Interview with Christina Delia

Gab Harvey Christina Delia writes horror fiction, plays and poetry. She holds a BFA in Writing for Film and Television from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia. Christina is an affiliate member of the Horror Writers Association (HWA).  Her plays have been performed in The Theater Project’s Think Fast Festival and The Secret Theatre’s Act One One: Act Festival. Her horror fiction is included in … Continue reading An Interview with Christina Delia

An Interview with Mark Wilson, Author of “PowerPoint Eulogy”

Zoë Wells Mark Wilson is an author and visual artist based in Chicago. His first poetry pamphlet, PowerPoint Eulogy, was published by Fly on the Wall Press in 2021. It is a darkly comic collection of narrative poems that follow the life and death of the enigmatic Bill Motluck, and the PowerPoint presentation that eulogises him in a three-hour meeting for his coworkers. A review … Continue reading An Interview with Mark Wilson, Author of “PowerPoint Eulogy”

An Interview with Ryan Dennis, Author of ‘The Beasts They Turned Away’

Zoë Wells Ryan Dennis is a former Fulbright Scholar in Creative writing, and has taught at several universities. He recently completed a PhD at the National University of Ireland, Galway. His work has been published in a number of journals, including the Cimarron Review, The Threepenny Review, and Fusion. He is also a syndicated columnist in various agricultural journals around the world. His first novel, … Continue reading An Interview with Ryan Dennis, Author of ‘The Beasts They Turned Away’

Interview: Alycia Barboza

Alycia Barboza is a fiction writer currently living in Knoxville, Tennessee with her partner and their two cats. She is in the process of obtaining degrees in creative writing and cultural studies and spends her weekends playing Dungeons and Dragons. When she’s not busy attempting to finish her first novel, she watches reruns of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and drinks a lot of craft beer. … Continue reading Interview: Alycia Barboza

Interview: Maria Clark

We’re very pleased to bring you an interview with Maria Clark, whose story ‘Letters of Love’ was shortlisted for the Sunderland Short Story Award 2018. You can pick up Maria’s story, as well as the other stories shortlisted here. Maria Clark I began writing by accident. The day I could hold a pen to paper and form words against the white was the day I wrote … Continue reading Interview: Maria Clark

Interview: Marion Todd

The second is our series of interviews with writers longlisted for the Sunderland Short Story Award, we’re very pleased to be able to ask a few questions of Marion Todd. If you like what she says below (and you should, she’s awesome), you can check her out at @MarionETodd on Twitter. Enjoy! Tell us a little about yourself My home is in North East Fife, … Continue reading Interview: Marion Todd

Interview: Kristien Potgieter

In the first of two recent interviews, we were lucky enough to as a few questions of Kristien Potgieter, a writer and editor from Johannesburg, South Africa, who has recently been longlisted for the Sunderland Short Story Award. Kristien has an MA in Creative Writing from the University of East Anglia, where she was also a UEA Booker Scholar, and she has previously worked as a teacher, … Continue reading Interview: Kristien Potgieter

Interview: Jason Jawando

In anticipation of the release of our first podcast on Tuesday, we’re pleased to bring to you an interview with Jason Jawando, whose story Confusion will be one of three stories featured. Currently studying an MA in Creative Writing with the Open University, Jason has been published in a number of other literary journals and magazines, including Aesthetica, Crannog, and Ranfurly Review, and in January 2018 read one of his … Continue reading Interview: Jason Jawando