06/05/18 – I am currently working on a new writing commission for Baltic Centre of Contemporary Art’s Women by Women exhibition. Featuring the work of female photographers from Amber Collective’s archive, the display explores the representation of women and girls in the North East from the 1970s to the present. It’s part of Great Exhibition of the North and opens on May 11th.
05/04/18 – Tune in to BBC R3 on iPlayer to hear What do we mean by ‘Working Class Writing’ on Free Thinking. It was recorded live at the Sage in March and featured a panel of guests including Adelle Stripe, Kit de Waal, Darren McGarvey, and Michael Chaplin.
30/03/18 – This week I interviewed Suede’s Brett Anderson about his fantastic new book, Coal Black Mornings. Northern Soul have reviewed the event and Naomi Frisby wrote a feature for Manchester Literature Festival.
12/02/18 – The Book Case in Hebden Bridge have included Black Teeth and a Brilliant Smile in their Top 5 Bestseller List in this weekend’s Observer. It sits alongside The Gallows Pole, Fire and Fury, La Belle Sauvage & The Land of the Green Man.