Interview: Sandra Arnold

Sandra Arnold is an award-winning writer who lives in New Zealand. She has a PhD in Creative Writing from CQ University, Australia. She is the author of a book on parental bereavement, Sing no Sad Songs and two novels, Tomorrow’s Empire and A Distraction of Opposites. Her short stories and essays have been widely published in New Zealand and internationally. Her flash fiction appears in … Continue reading Interview: Sandra Arnold

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