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In this third episode, recorded on Zoom, Kate talks to Jarred McGinnis about his short fiction and his debut novel The Coward, published by Canongate
Jarred reads his very short story We Sleep in These Sheets and discusses Florida wildlife, bloody stories, writing competitions and what he’s reading.
Jarred McGinnis was chosen as one of the UK’s ten best emerging writers. His debut novel ‘The Coward’ was selected for BBC 2’s Between the Covers, BBC Radio 2’s Book Club and listed for the Barbellion Prize. His short fiction has been commissioned for BBC Radio 4 and appeared in respected journals in the UK, Canada, USA and Ireland.
Music by Andrew Everitt
Show Notes: Brick Lane Bookshop Short Story Prize, Jarred McGinnis, Kate Ellis , Peter J Coles, Spread the Word City of Stories, Harry Crews, Small Things Like These by Claire Keegan, Stoner by John L. Williams, Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer, Empire of Pain by Patrick Radden Keefe, All the Names Given by Raymond Antrobus
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The BLB Podcast music is written and performed by Andrew Everitt (who’s also a Brick Lane Bookseller). You can find more of Andrew’s music on his bandcamp page.
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