My features on music, theatre and film have appeared in The Quietus, Yorkshire Post, New Statesman and Caught by the River. Over the past ten years I have been commissioned to write for arts organisations including Manchester Literature Festival, Leeds City Council, British Film Institute, Baltic and Hull 2017 City of Culture.
I am an experienced event host and chair and have interviewed Tracey Thorn, Carol Morley, Brett Anderson, Bobby Gillespie, Niven Govinden, Amy Liptrot, Willy Vlautin, Viv Albertine, and Sarah Perry at venues across the UK.
Andrea Dunbar Feature
It’s 30 years since the life of playwright Andrea Dunbar was cut tragically short. Adelle Stripe, who wrote a novel about her, looks back at her life and the legacy she left behind for the Yorkshire Post.
Why the Royal Court is right to reinstate Rita, Sue and Bob Too
Should Andrea Dunbar, a working-class playwright, really be silenced because of the misbehaviour of her mentor? Adelle Stripe writes for the New Statesman.
A Glimmer Of Cope: Essay on The Modern Antiquarian
Adelle Stripe opens her battered copy of Julian Cope's The Modern Antiquarian and argues that this guide to Britain's neolithic remains has a strikingly modern relevance for the Quietus.
Justified & Ancient Seems A Long Time Ago: The JAMs In Liverpool
Is music just a lifestyle soundtrack? Does life require chaos? Why is Jarvis Cocker here? Novelist Adelle Stripe visits Liverpool to witness the return of the KLF for the Quietus.