Radio interview, Sunburnt Saints anthology, Chiltern Voice Book Club

Radio: interview, Sunburnt Saints anthology 28th November 2021 Chiltern Voice Book Club

Chiltern Voice Book Club celebrates the launch of Sunburnt Saints, an anthology of climate change fiction, with interviews and song choices from some of the contributors, as well as from Andy Leach and Hannah Persaud, founders of Massive Overheads. The anthology is available from Big Green Books.

Andy Leach – Richard Thompson, When the Saints Rise Out of Their Graves

Hannah Persaud – Leonard Cohen, Famous Blue Raincoat

Sophie Power – Prince, Sign of the Times

Anna Vaught – Steve Harley, Cockney Rebel – Come Up and See Me (Make Me Smile)

Katie Willis – Madonna, La Isla Bonita

Giselle Leeb – Michael Kiwanuka, One More NIght

James Woolf – Bob Dylan, Licence to Kill

Ian Critchley – Kate Bush, Cloudbusting

Matt Thomas – Neil Young, Wonderin’

Rachael Smart – Billy Joel, Uptown Girl

Reading from ‘The Goldfinch is Dead’, in Sunburnt Saints: An Anthology of Climate Fiction, Roaring Radio, Soho Radio

I read an excerpt for my story, ‘THe Goldfinch is Dead’, published by Seventy2One. The story won first prize in the Seventy2One Climate Fiction Competition and is published in Sunburnt Saints: An Anthology of Climate Fiction.

Reading from ‘The Goldfinch is Dead’, alongside other writers in the Sunburnt Saints anthology, Roaring 20s Radio (20/11/2021), Soho Radio, Presented by Salena Godden, Amah-Rose Abrams and Matt Abbot. (about 1:19:00)

Giselle Leeb interviews Adam Marek for The Word Factory

Adam Marek on Fantastical Fiction: ‘sometimes, what we wrestle with as humans isn’t explicable in realist terms’

Adam Marek is the author of the celebrated short story collections, Instruction Manual for Swallowing and The Stone Thrower. Word Factory Apprentice Award winner Giselle Leeb interviews him about how fantastical fiction compares to realist fiction, getting it published, and his favourite fabulist writers.

You can read the interview here.

Gothic Delights, with Elizabeth Macneal & Giselle Leeb

Wednesday 18th March 18:30 at Waterstones, Nottingham
Cancelled due to Coronavirus

We love a bit of Goth-lit here at Waterstones Nottingham, and the past year has brought a feast of great reads to suit our palette. Come and join us in the Sillitoe Room for a conversation about dark literature, with award-winning local horror writer Giselle Leeb and debut author Elizabeth Macneal, whose atmospheric ‘The Doll Factory’ is our Fiction Book of the Month for March.

The discussion will be followed by an audience Q&A and signing.