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The Brit Lit Podcast

May 28, 2020

On episode 62, we hear from Rachel Winters, the author of the rom com Would Like to MeetShe and I talked about our favourite rom coms in both books and film form, advice for people wanting to get into publishing, books featuring older people, and more.

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Mar 19, 2020

On Episode 60, our guest today is Clare Pooley, who’s known for her blog Mummy Was a Secret Drinker. She's the author most recently of the heart-warming novel The Authenticity Project.  Clare Pooley and I talked about up lit, the importance of community, how writing a novel compares to writing a memoir,...


Feb 19, 2020

Our guest on episode 59 is Dolly Alderton. As well as being half of the High Low podcast, Dolly is also a successful journalist and columnist, and her novel, Ghosts, is forthcoming later this year. Her bestselling memoir Everything I Know About Love came out in the UK in 2018, and is finally out in the US this month, in...


Aug 8, 2019

I’ve got a great interview for you today that’s both fascinating and more than a little mouth-watering. Olivia Potts is the author of A Half Baked Idea, a memoir which tells the story of how baking became first her comfort and then her profession in the aftermath of her mum’s passing away.

We talked about Olivia's...


Jul 25, 2019

Our guest on episode 48 is Anna Stuart, author of the novel Bonnie and Stan, which Ruth Hogan has called “a fresh, original love story beautifully told”. If you loved the film Yesterday, you’ll find echoes of it in this novel. I spoke to Anna about the setting of her book in both time and place – 1960s Liverpool...