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Tag: Interviews

Stories, Podcasts and Videos

Writers' Room: Mark Haddon

  • By Sam Sedgman
  • 14th February 2013

The author of 'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time' joins us later this month to launch English PEN's new pamphlet of prize-winning work from their Writing in Prisons programme. We spoke to him about his experience running workshops beh…

Writers' Room: Matt Haig

  • By Sam Sedgman
  • 31st January 2013

Every Thursday we speak to someone close to Free Word with a story to tell. Matt Haig is writer and journalist, author of books for adults and children including The Dead Fathers Club and Shadow Forest. Currently Booktrust’s online Writer in Reside…

Writers' Room: Jacob Ross

  • By Sam Sedgman
  • 24th January 2013

Every Thursday we speak to someone close to Free Word with a story to tell.

Today Jacob Ross, the author of 'Pynter Bender', spoke to us about the snobbery around creative writing courses, and being a writer in a less patient world.

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