Tagged: Wes Brown

The Numbers Game

The Numbers Game

LS13 writer, AJ Kirby, considers Leeds’s ever-growing situation in the literary world. London-based Tottenham Hotspur Football Club always used to talk about it being their fate to win a trophy in a year ending in...

Sharking

Sharking

Wes Brown explains the inspirations behind his Leeds-based novel Shark. Vladimir Nabokov describes inspiration as a ‘throb’ in the spine. That it comes ‘hot’ and ‘brief’. Shark is about many things. Class, masculinity, alienation....

My Highlights of The Leeds Big Bookend 2013

My Highlights of The Leeds Big Bookend 2013

Hi Big Bookenders! I’m Steph, and I volunteered for this year’s Big Bookend festival. Having just finished my English Literature degree at Sheffield University, I really wanted to get involved with a Yorkshire-based literary...