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The Brit Lit Podcast

Dec 2, 2021

Our guest on episode 78 is poet Blake Auden, who has almost 300,000 Instagram followers and is known for speaking openly about mental health. He also has four collections of poems out in the world, and the most recent is Murmuration, which came out in October.

He and I talked about what therapy and writing have in...

Nov 18, 2021

My guest in this special bonus episode is Robinne Lee, the author of my favourite read of 2021, The Idea Of You. She's not British, but I loved this book so much that I wanted to bring you this interview anyway!

Robinne and I talked about her origin story as a fanfic writer, why she chose to make her main character...

Nov 4, 2021

I’m so excited to bring you an interview with none other than Sophie Kinsella, who’s known to many as the queen of British chick lit and the author of the mega-bestselling Shopaholic series. 

We talked about her new book The Party Crasher, how being a musician and being a writer are interconnected, what it’s been...

Oct 7, 2021

This month’s guest is Kirsty Capes, author of the novel Careless. We talked about why she wanted to write about female friendship, what it was like to study with Bernadine Evaristo, why it's especially important for kids in the foster care system to see themselves reflected in books, and a whole lot more.



Sep 2, 2021

This month’s guest is Mary Pauline Lowry, who wrote The Roxy LettersMary is married to a Brit, and she had lots of fascinating insights about the cultural differences between the countries, and I loved talking to her back about Bridget Jones and Jane Austen too. The Roxy Letters was one of my favourite reads of...