Tagged: West Yorkshire

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...

For the love of words

For the love of words

Last weekend, I was at The Leeds Indie Book Fair, a month after our own Big Bookend festival in the centre of Leeds. The first thing that struck me was how brilliant for Leeds...