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In the Press



  • Warped and Debauched -- Steve Lee on Ten Thousand Apologies in The Big Issue


  • Northern Writers -- Anita Sethi speaks to six authors shortlisted for the Portico Prize – AKA the ‘Booker of the north’ in The Observer 


  • Gordon Burn Prize 2017 -- Josh Kimblin on Black Teeth and a Brilliant Smile for New Writing North


  • I'm Drawn to Strong Women -- Adelle Stripe talks to Neil Mudd about her latest works celebrating working-class heroines who have battled against hardship in The Morning Star






  • Songbook -- Adelle joins Jude Rogers to chat about James Young's book, Nico, Songs They Never Play on the Radio. As well as delving into the grimy Manchester life of singer Nico and her manager Alan Wise that the book portrays, they also cover, amongst many things, the intrigue of Adam Ant, why reading about failure is more fun than reading about success, misogyny and how to write about drug use without glamorising it. Listen on Apple, Acast or Spotify

  • The Verb -- Adelle joins Ian McMillan in the BBC Radio 3 studio to talk about her latest book and the links between music and words. She also reads from Carly Simon's 'You're So Vain', and an extract from Ten Thousand Apologies. Listen on Spotify


  • Backlisted -- In a special edition of Backlisted recorded live at Durham Book Festival, John Mitchinson and Andy Miller are joined by Adelle Stripe and Ben Myers to discuss Gordon Burn's debut novel, Alma Cogan. Listen here

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