Tender Buttons is a Bristol-based literary podcast, in partnership with us at Storysmith, hosted by local writers Jessica Andrews (author of Saltwater and Milk Teeth) and Jack Young (co-editor of Haunting Ashton Court: A Creative Handbook for Collective History-Making). Each month they host in-depth interviews with some of the best contemporary writers about their process and politics. Recent guests include Max Porter, Octavia Bright (recorded live at Storysmith!), Travis Alabanza, Joelle Taylor, Nuar Alsadir, Isabel Waidner, Bhanu Kapil, Rebecca May Johnson, Yara Rodrigues Fowler, Lola Olufemi, Zakiya McKenzie and many more, which you can find online.
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As if you need any more encouragement, the upcoming autumn season will include interviews with the inimitable Eliza Clark about her genre-bending new novel Penance; Bristol-based nature writer Noreen Masud about her stunning memoir A Flat Place; the politically incisive Nathalie Olah about her upcoming book on social class Bad Taste and internationally acclaimed writer Sheila Heti discussing her forthcoming book Alphabetical Diaries. They will close the season with Bristol-based writer Marianne Brooker about her prize-winning and poignant debut Intervals, which harnesses the political potential of grief to raise essential questions about choice, interdependence and end-of-life care.
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