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Conversations on writing, publishing, class, race, mental health and lockdown

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Conversations on writing, publishing, class, race, mental health and lockdown

    Emma Byrne & Freya Daly Sadgrove: Language, Woman!

    Emma Byrne & Freya Daly Sadgrove: Language, Woman!

    How anxiety gives you power; the art of the self-roast and talking to your Lego - this is Emma Byrne and Freya Daly Sadgrove in conversation with Georgie Codd on 'Language, Woman!'

    Content warning: Viewer discretion advised - this talk contains explicit language, and references to depression and anxiety, sexual assault, child abuse and other topics that some may find difficult. Scroll down for places to go for support.

    This discussion was part of BookBound, a from-home literary festival that was held during the 2020 Covid-19 lockdown. BookBound partnered with Wasafiri Magazine to champion diverse authors, and raised money for the UK mental health charity Mind.

    Books:

    Emma Byrne, 'Swearing is Good For You'

    Freya Daly Sadgrove, 'Head Girl’

    Georgie Codd, 'We Swim to the Shark’

    Find #BookBound2020:

    Our website: https://www.bookbound2020.co.uk/

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/BookBound2020

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bookboundfest/

    For subtitles, please visit the YouTube video of this discussion: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ufbc4NDRKPg&t=3s

    Festival Partners:

    Wasafiri Magazine: https://www.wasafiri.org/

    Mind UK: www.mind.org.uk

    Please donate if you can: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/bookbound2020

    Or, if you're New Zealand-based, you can make a donation to Changing Minds, and please reference BookBound as part of your donation: https://givealittle.co.nz/org/changingminds

    Music: Wonder Under by Glad Rags at https://freemusicarchive.org/

    Support for mental health, depression and anxiety can be found here:

    UK call the Samaritans for free: 116 123 or text/email here: https://www.samaritans.org

    Lifeline 0800 543 354 (0800 LIFELINE) or free text 4357 (HELP) – for counselling and support

    New Zealand Lifeline helpline : 0800 111 757

    UK: National Association for People Abused in Childhood (NAPAC): https://napac.org.uk

    • 52 min
    Emma Glass & Margarita García Robayo: Novel(la) Ideas

    Emma Glass & Margarita García Robayo: Novel(la) Ideas

    What is ‘women’s writing’, are the pressures different? Plus the power of writing without form or plot, and the ghost stories nurses tell - this is Emma Glass & Margarita García Robayo in conversation with Professor Susan Rudy on 'Novel(la) Ideas'.

    This discussion was part of BookBound, a from-home literary festival that was held during the 2020 Covid-19 lockdown. BookBound partnered with Wasafiri Magazine to champion diverse authors, and raised money for the UK mental health charity Mind.

    Books:

    Emma Glass, 'Rest and Be Thankful’

    Margarita García Robayo 'Fish Soup' ('Holiday Heart' forthcoming)

    Find #BookBound2020:

    Our website: https://www.bookbound2020.co.uk/

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/BookBound2020

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bookboundfest/

    For subtitles, please visit the YouTube video of this discussion: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eHxy6eKLUfQ

    Festival Partners:

    Wasafiri Magazine: https://www.wasafiri.org/

    Mind UK: www.mind.org.uk

    Please donate if you can: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/bookbound2020

    Music: Wonder Under by Glad Rags at https://freemusicarchive.org/

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Stanley Donwood & Caleb Femi: What the Artist Saw

    Stanley Donwood & Caleb Femi: What the Artist Saw

    Growing up on an estate; who do we create art for, and thwarted lumberjack dreams - this is Stanley Donwood & Caleb Femi in conversation with author Dan Richards on ‘What the Artist Saw’

    This discussion was part of BookBound, a from-home literary festival that was held during the 2020 Covid-19 lockdown. BookBound partnered with Wasafiri Magazine to champion diverse authors, and raised money for the UK mental health charity Mind.

    Books:

    Stanley Donwood, ‘Bad Island’

    Caleb Femi, ‘Poor’

    Dan Richards, ‘Outpost: A Journey to the Wild Ends of the Earth’

    Find #BookBound2020:

    Our website: https://www.bookbound2020.co.uk/

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/BookBound2020

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bookboundfest/

    For subtitles, please visit the YouTube video of this discussion: https://youtu.be/lbjxRteIiak

    Festival Partners:

    Wasafiri Magazine: https://www.wasafiri.org/

    Mind UK: www.mind.org.uk

    Please donate if you can: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/bookbound2020

    Music: Wonder Under by Glad Rags at https://freemusicarchive.org/

    • 52 min
    Jennifer Wong & Soniah Kamal: Relocation, Relocation, Relocation

    Jennifer Wong & Soniah Kamal: Relocation, Relocation, Relocation

    The influence of place and longing; social norms across time and space and taking your roots with you - this is Jennifer Wong and Soniah Kamal in conversation with author Romesh Gunesekera on ‘Relocation, Relocation, Relocation’

    This discussion was part of BookBound, a from-home literary festival that was held during the 2020 Covid-19 lockdown. BookBound partnered with Wasafiri Magazine to champion diverse authors, and raised money for the UK mental health charity Mind.

    Books:

    Soniah Kamal, ‘Unmarriageable : Pride and Prejudice in Pakistan’

    Jennifer Wong, ‘Letters Home’

    Romesh Gunesekera, ‘Suncatcher’

    Find #BookBound2020:

    Our website: https://www.bookbound2020.co.uk/

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/BookBound2020

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bookboundfest/

    For subtitles, please visit the YouTube video of this discussion: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cHrvqi_oM8s

    Festival Partners:

    Wasafiri Magazine: https://www.wasafiri.org/

    Mind UK: www.mind.org.uk

    Please donate if you can: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/bookbound2020

    Music: Wonder Under by Glad Rags at https://freemusicarchive.org/

    • 1 hr
    Paul Mendez & Niven Govinden: In Place of Pages

    Paul Mendez & Niven Govinden: In Place of Pages

    Voguing balls and jehovas witnesses, the “queer canon” and why ticking boxes doesn’t mean living in boxes - this is Paul Mendez & Niven Govinden in conversation with podcaster Octavia Bright.

    This discussion was part of BookBound, a from-home literary festival that was held during the 2020 Covid-19 lockdown. BookBound partnered with Wasafiri Magazine to champion diverse authors, and raised money for the UK mental health charity Mind.

    Books:

    Paul Mendez, ‘Rainbow Milk’

    Niven Govinden, ‘This Brutal House’

    Listen to Octavia Bright on Literary Friction

    Find #BookBound2020:

    Our website: https://www.bookbound2020.co.uk/

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/BookBound2020

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bookboundfest/

    For subtitles, please visit the YouTube video of this discussion: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=18ioPnQPzvU

    Festival Partners:

    Wasafiri Magazine: https://www.wasafiri.org/

    Mind UK: www.mind.org.uk

    Please donate if you can: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/bookbound2020

    Music: Wonder Under by Glad Rags at https://freemusicarchive.org/

    • 56 min
    Kim Sherwood & Eleanor Wasserberg: Fiction and History, Now

    Kim Sherwood & Eleanor Wasserberg: Fiction and History, Now

    Fictionalising your own family history; how to talk about the Holocaust at dinner parties; and the joy of dogs - this is Kim Sherwood and Eleanor Wasserberg in conversation with author Dan Richards on ‘Fiction and History, Now’

    This discussion was part of BookBound, a from-home literary festival that was held during the 2020 Covid-19 lockdown. BookBound partnered with Wasafiri Magazine to champion diverse authors, and raised money for the UK mental health charity Mind.

    Books:

    Kim Sherwood, ‘Testament’

    Eleanor Wasserberg, ‘The Light at the End of the Day’

    Dan Richards, ‘Outpost: A Journey to the Wild Ends of the Earth’

    Find #BookBound2020:

    Our website: https://www.bookbound2020.co.uk/

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/BookBound2020

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bookboundfest/

    For subtitles, please visit the YouTube video of this discussion: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5dxYF9EA7KE

    Festival Partners:

    Wasafiri Magazine: https://www.wasafiri.org/

    Mind UK: www.mind.org.uk

    Please donate if you can: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/bookbound2020

    Music: Wonder Under by Glad Rags at https://freemusicarchive.org/

    • 55 min

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