The Big Bookend

Indie Writers Fest Programme

For the Love of Words 21st February 2015 | Leeds Trinity University 9 am Registration Refreshments, networking, indie bookshop Arrive early and make the most of the day! 10 am Welcome by Ray Lloyd...

Boi Boi is Dead. New play from Leeds’ Zodwa Nyoni

Leeds playwright, poet and performer, Zodwa Nyoni has her first full length play, Boi Boi is Dead,  at the West Yorkshire Playhouse, after a Channel 4 writer’s residency. Afro-jazz legend, father, lover, playboy, husband, rule breaker,...

Ann Victoria Roberts Interview

Here Ann explains her inspirations for writing and offers advice to aspiring writers. 1) What first inspired you to write? I’d always been an avid reader, but when I was fifteen, in a stack...

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...