I am a contributing editor at Bookanista, a web magazine featuring author interviews, essays, new fiction, extracts, book recommendations and blogs about the published word. These are just some of the articles I’ve written over the years. 

Capitol Crime

Capital Crime

A world-class city like London needed its own high-profile crime fiction festival and they were going to be the ones who delivered it.

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Joyce Carol Oates

Joyce Carol Oates

Anyone who doubts a short story’s capacity to pack a powerful punch hasn’t yet read the much anthologised and analysed short story by Joyce Carol Oates ‘Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?’.

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Sarah Vaughan

Q&A with Sarah Vaughan

If Sarah Vaughan possessed a secret superpower, I’d hazard to guess that it was precognition. The storyline of her latest novel Anatomy of a Scandal could have been plucked from today’s newspaper headlines.

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Louis Treger

Louisa Treger

Set in Italy, England and Rhodesia, Louisa Treger’s The Dragon Lady is a work of historical fiction based on the life story of a truly remarkable, yet little known woman named Virginia Courtauld.

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Kjarvals balcony

Icelandic Noir

We all know how tough the past twenty-one months have been. Iceland Noir 2020 was cancelled, and Iceland Noir 2021 opened just as case numbers were soaring both in Iceland and abroad, but the show went on and we are so grateful it did.

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Laura McHugh

Q&A with Laura McHugh

The more successful adaptations linger in our consciousness long after the we turn the last page. Arrowood, Laura McHugh’s brilliantly written second novel, is one such book.

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