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The Brit Lit Podcast

Nov 26, 2020

Our guest today is bestselling novelist Milly Johnson, who’s the author of many books of romantic fiction, most recently I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day. Milly has had a fascinating career, including as a greetings card joke writer, and I hope you’ll enjoy learning about that as much as I did! She talks to...


Oct 29, 2020

Our guest on episode 66 is Lucy Farfort, who’s the illustrator of the gorgeous new picture book Afraid of the Dark, written by Isabel Otter and Sarah Shaffi.  It’s a lovely book about moving house, new beginnings, friendship and finding ways to cope with fear.  Lucy and I talked about the process of illustrating...


Aug 27, 2020

Our guest today is Gillian Harvey, the author of Everything Is Fine. She and I talked about how she ended up living in France, how social media can affect our self-worth, and more. 

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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,...