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In this second episode, co-hosts Kate and Peter talk to Aoife Inman, who won the 2021 Brick Lane Bookshop Short Story Prize for her story Earth-Grown Bodies.
Aoife reads from her winning story and discusses the importance of first lines, her extensive editing process and working for a literary agent.
Aoife Inman is a writer from the Lizard Peninsula, Cornwall. Her short fiction has been published in The London Magazine, shortlisted for the V.S. Pritchett Prize and won the 2018 Ryedale Book Festival short Story Competition. She has an MA in history from the University of Manchester, where her research focused on the relationship between memory and landscape. She is an agent’s assistant at Felicity Bryan Associates.
Music by Andrew Everitt
Show Notes: Brick Lane Bookshop Short Story Prize, Aoife Inman, Kate Ellis, Peter J Coles, Out of the Ashes by Michael Morpurgo, Reservoir 13 by Jon McGregor, The Writing Squad
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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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