Author: Steph Bryant

Ricky Baxter: An Author from London to Leeds

This week we talk to London-raised author, Ricky Baxter, let loose in Leeds and discuss how moving up North has influenced his literary career, and his novel Gideon and the Crimson Samurai. What initially inspired you...

Q & A with Michael Yates by Halima Mayat

Halima Mayat interviews Wakefield-based poet, writer and playwright, Michael Yates, for this week’s Big Bookend blog. Why did you decide to write a play about Branwell Bronte? I have a friend Colin Lewisohn who directed...

Q & A with N J Ramsden by Halima Mayat

Big Bookend team member, Halima Mayat, interviews West Yorkshire author of short-form fiction, N J Ramsden, on his writing and reading habits, and his most recent publication Nothing’s Oblong. What inspired you to write Nothing’s Oblong? I always wanted to...