Tag: Interviews

INTERVIEW: 13 Questions with Jerry Stahl

Jerry Stahl is an American novelist and screenwriter who changed the world of literature and addiction writing with his 1995 memoir, Permanent Midnight, which was made into a major motion picture of the same name starring Ben Stiller. The book was released in 2015 with a foreward written by Nic Sheff. Stahl’s also the author

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INTERVIEW: Josh Denslow

We had the pleasure of interviewing Josh Denslow an emerging voice on the short story scene regarding his breakout hit and debut collection ‘Not Everyone Is Special‘ – here’s what he had to say to STORGY Magazine… Could you tell us a little bit about yourself and your first engagement with literature? I’m a dude

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INTERVIEW: James Frey

James Frey James Frey is originally from Ohio. His books A Million Little Pieces, My Friend Leonard, Bright Shiny Morning and The Final Testament of the Holy Bible have all been bestsellers around the world. He is married and lives in New York. Q. What was your first engagement with literature and what inspired you

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GUEST POST – STORGY KIDS: Interview with Chris Riddell

Chris Riddell, the 2015-2017 UK Children’s Laureate, is an accomplished artist and the political cartoonist for the Observer. He has enjoyed great acclaim for his books for children. His books have won a number of major prizes, including the 2001, 2004 and 2016 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medals. Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse won the Costa

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INTERVIEW: Gareth E. Rees

Kelly Wilkinson (Cover Photo Credit) Gareth E. Rees is the founder and editor of the website Unofficial Britain, a hub for alternative histories, imagined pasts, forbidden zones, secret trails, unreliable narrators and hallucinatory visions of these weird isles. His first book, Marshland; Dreams and Nightmares on the Edge of London (Influx Press, 2013) was a psychedelic, psychogeographic

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INTERVIEW – Gregory Norminton

Q: The Devil’s Highway is your first novel for ten years. What was it about this story that inspired you to write it? I have always wanted to write about my home landscape – by which I mean the landscape of childhood, ‘the happy highways where I went / And cannot come again’. For me,

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INTERVIEW: Nik Korpon

-Can you tell us a little bit about Nik Korpon? I’m from Baltimore and have two beautiful kids who are slowly trying to destroy me. (My parents told us we have the kids we deserve, in both a good way and a karmic way.) I watch way too much soccer (¡Visca Barça!) and I’ve been

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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 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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