Category: Paperchain Podcast

THE PAPERCHAIN PODCAST – Series 1, Episode 10

EPISODE 10: Alasdair Stuart “There’s a lot of authors out there and if you pay them right you will get all of them.” It’s the final episode of the first series of The Paperchain Podcast and we’ve got Escape Artist’s very own Alasdair Stuart on the show. He talks about his origins as a film

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THE PAPERCHAIN PODCAST – Series 1, Episode 9

EPISODE 9: Fat Roland “I’m basically like a human pile of bin bags.” It’s the penultimate episode of the series! To celebrate, Fat Roland met Daniel in Hackney the morning after Bad Language ran a literature stage for Mirrors Festival. He talked to Daniel about the true meaning of Christmas, the anxieties of a live

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THE PAPERCHAIN PODCAST – Series 1, Episode 7

EPISODE 7: Gary Budden “I wanted landscape punk, not nature writing” Gary Budden met Daniel in a pub near Old Street for Episode 7. He’s the co-director of Influx Press, and an editor for Unsung Stories. Amongst many things we talk about the saviour of genre fiction awards Chuck Tingle, psychogeography, Hookland, and non-places in

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THE PAPERCHAIN PODCAST – Series 1, Episode 6

EPISODE 6: Abi Hynes It’s the sixth episode of The Paperchain Podcast, and we move out of the studio to a very strange hotel that hates breakfast to chat with Abi Hynes, a Manchester based poet, writer, and playwright. We chat about how to know when something is a play, or a story; working with

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THE PAPERCHAIN PODCAST – Series 1, Episode 5

EPISODE 5: Zelda Chappel The halfway point of the first series of The Paperchain Podcast is here, and it looks like Zelda Chappel. Zelda comes on the show to talk about her poetry collection The Girl in the Dog Tooth Coat, her own organisation Elbow Room, and writing with no filter. She also reads a

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THE PAPERCHAIN PODCAST – Series 1, Episode 4

EPISODE 4: David Hartley Episode four needs a short apology from Paperchain Podcast – as with Aliya Whiteley’s episode, we recorded this one over Skype, and the sound quality isn’t great. However, that doesn’t stop David Hartley from being an excellent guest. He talks writing for performance, exploding supermarkets, and collaborating with his brother on

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THE PAPERCHAIN PODCAST – Series 1, Episode 3

EPISODE 3: Ella Chappell In the third episode of the 1st series, Daniel talks with award winning poet Ella Chappell (Moonrise) discusses her work, the power of algorithms, Jeff Vandermeer, and finally reads a poem that will make America great again. Ella Chappell was born south of Manchester in 1990. She attained both the BA

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THE PAPERCHAIN PODCAST – Series 1, Episode 2

EPISODE 2: Aliya Whiteley Aliya Whiteley was born in Devon in 1974, and currently lives in Sussex with her husband, daughter and dog. She writes novels, short stories and non-fiction and has been published in places such as The Guardian, Interzone, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Black Static, Strange Horizons, and anthologies such as Fox Spirit’s European

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