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Take a look at our blog posts below to get inspired before the festival:

Interview with Alex Reeve

Alex Reeve Interview conducted by Albie Fasseau Alex Reeve’s Leo Stanhope series consists of three crime novels based in 1880s Victorian England, with a fourth one in the process. With the series still going strong, I wanted to question Alex upon how he truly writes a series, especially one dealing with so many serious issues … More Interview with Alex Reeve

Interview with Gillian Best

Gillian Best Taster Session- ‘Teaching your Characters to Talk’ Interview conducted by Albie Fasseau Award winning Author Gillian Best’s debut novel, The Last Wave expertly deals with themes of freedom in the form of Swimming. For this interview, I wanted to delve into the origins of Best’s story, and how her experience as a writer, … More Interview with Gillian Best

Children’s Literature Interview with A. M. Dassu

A. M. Dassu Children’s Literature panel Interview conducted by Drushti Sawant A. M. Dassu, who is a writer of both nonfiction and fiction will be a part of the Children’s Literature panel at Surrey New Writer’s festival. In the interview she not only spoke about her internationally acclaimed novel Boy, Everywhere, but also shared a few … More Children’s Literature Interview with A. M. Dassu

Children’s Literature Interview with Ally Sherrick

Ally Sherrick Children’s Literature Panel Interview conducted by Drushti Sawant Award-winning author Ally Sherrick will be a part of the Children’s Literature panel at Surrey New Writer’s festival. In her interview, Ally spoke about her ‘story spark’ and what led her to build the character of her protagonist. She also mentioned how her liking for … More Children’s Literature Interview with Ally Sherrick

Creative Collaborations Interview with Liz Bahs & Martha Cook

Martha Cook & Dr Liz Bahs Creative Collaborations Martha Cook is a ceramic artist who is known for her ability to integrate texture, form, and function. Liz Bahs is a writer and lecturer in Creative Writing at the University of Surrey. Interview conducted by Hilary Macey-Dare. I sat down to talk to Martha Cook and Dr Liz … More Creative Collaborations Interview with Liz Bahs & Martha Cook

Poetry Interview with Robert Kiely

Robert Kiely Poet     Interview conducted by Sharron Green. Taster Session: Poetic Compaction (Getting Started with Short Poetry) Robert Kiely is the author of simmering of a declarative void (2020) and Incomparable Poetry, an essay on the financial crisis of 2007-8 and Irish literature (2020). Robert is currently Poet in Residence at the University of Surrey where he runs poetry workshops … More Poetry Interview with Robert Kiely

Interview with Roz Morris

Roz Morris Ghostwriting Author Talk Author Interview conducted by Emily Wootton. Roz Morris is one of the guest speakers for the Surrey New Writers Festival, and will be giving an author talk on ghostwriting. In this interview, Roz talks about ghostwriting and many things, including writer’s block, research, and a horse named Val… Q: Your … More Interview with Roz Morris

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