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In this first episode, co-hosts Kate Ellis and Peter J Coles chat to Isha Karki, who was shortlisted for the BLB Short Story Prize in 2019.
Isha reads from her Galley Beggar Prize winning story All in Good Time and discusses the importance of experimentation, what she’s reading and how to find your weird.
Isha Karki lives in London. Her short fiction has won the Galley Beggar Short Story Prize, the Dinesh Allirajah Prize and Mslexia Short Story Competition. Her story The Girls was shortlisted for the 2019 Brick Lane Bookshop Short Story Prize. She is a 2019 graduate of Clarion West and London Writers Award and currently a PhD student at Brunel.
Music by Andrew Everitt
Show Notes: Brick Lane Bookshop Short Story Prize, Isha Karki, Kate Ellis, Peter J Coles, Carmen Maria Machado, Heads of the Colored People – Nafissa Thompson-Spires, What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky – Lesley Nneka Arimah
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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