Interview with Val McDermid | Women in Hollywood

For an interview to tie in with last month’s broadcast of A Place of Execution, Women and Hollywood, Val was asked once again about violence — and women writing about violence. (And yes, she admits to getting pretty frustrated about being misquoted and...

Books and Politics

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cewgascvaMQ Marcia Finical certainly didn’t ever expect to see Hillary Clinton and George W. Bush discussing Last Chance at the Lost and Found. But seeing is believing. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VKMdif2Yg9k And Bett Norris...

Bywater Books in Provincetown

As regular readers will know, Bywater Books teamed up with Kate Clinton to host the first annual Laugh Out Loud panel. Mari SanGiovanni played host, while Cynn Chadwick, Z Egloff, Marcia Finical, and Bett Norris talked about their experiences in today’s book...

Val McDermid on Open Book – Neglected Classics

Val McDermid appeared on Open Book on BBC Radio 4. The program invited 10 authors to champion a book they believe has been unfairly neglected. Listeners were invited to listen to all 10 nominations and then choose the book they feel deserves to be remembered; the...

Dykewomon wins Duggins Award

Many congratulations to Elana Dykewomon: with Risk, her recently published novel, she won this year’s James Duggins Outstanding Mid-Career Novelists’ Prize, awarded by the Saints and Sinners Literary Festival. The book has also been requested for...