By Unsound Methods
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A literary fiction podcast hosted by authors Jaimie Batchan and Lochlan Bloom. We talk to fellow writers of literary fiction about process, what makes fiction 'real' and the motivation to sit down in front of an empty page and make things up...
||Explicit12: (Event) Beyond Words: Noémi Lefebvre and Eimear McBride||This is the audio recording of the event at the Institut Francais that followed our chat with Noémi Lefebvre and Eimear McBride. The Institut Francais have kindly shared the audio of this event which took place on 17th May 2018. Thanks to: Nicci ...||8/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit12: Beyond Words: Noémi Lefebvre & Eimear McBride||This episode was recorded at the Beyond Words Festival at the Institut Francais on Thursday 17th May 2018\. We sat down with Noémi Lefebvre, the author of 'Blue Self-Portrait' (available from Les Fugitives: [http://www.lesfugitives.com/books/#/blue-sel||8/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit11: Olga Tokarczuk & Jennifer Croft||We speak to Olga Tokarczuk and Jennifer Croft, fresh from winning the International [@ManBookerPrize](https://twitter.com/ManBookerPrize) for the superb 'Flights', out now on [@FitzcarraldoEds](https://twitter.com/FitzcarraldoEds) - [https://fitzcarral||6/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean10: Joanna Kavenna||In this week's episode we speak to novelist and essayist, Joanna Kavenna. We talk about beginnings, finding a voice in fiction and taking a Wittgensteinian view of reality, as well as how to deal with Polar Bears while conducting research and the wa...||6/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit9: Patrick Langley||This week we speak to Patrick Langley, author of Arkady from Fitzcarraldo Editions. With a background in art criticism and radio production, Paddy talks to us about drafting and structuring a work, finding inspiration from the urban backwaters of Lo...||5/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit8: Will Eaves||This week we speak to novelist, poet and teacher, Will Eaves. We discuss his approach to structuring a novel, turning notes into a finished work and capturing the dream-like state of the unconscious in prose. Will was Arts Editor of the TLS fro...||5/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit7: Daniel Levin Becker||Something slightly different this week, as we speak to Daniel Levin Becker. Daniel doesn't consider himself primarily a fiction writer, but as a member of the OuLiPo (Ouvroir de littérature potentielle, or 'Workshop for potential literature') he is in||4/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit6: Alex Pheby||This week we speak to Alex Pheby about having different editing and writing persona, blending fiction with historical research and whether it's rational to have any faith in an external reality. Alex's novels include 'Grace' (Two Ravens Press), 'Pla...||4/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean5: Esther Kinsky||This week we speak to Esther Kinsky, recent winner of the Leipziger Buchmesse Prize and author of River from Fitzcarraldo Editions. We talk about the interplay between memory and writing, walking the river Lea and urban change in London and trying t...||3/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean4: Michael Stewart||This week we speak to Michael Stewart. Michael is the author of the novels 'King Crow' and 'Cafe Assassin' (both with Bluemoose Books - [https://bluemoosebooks.com/books](https://bluemoosebooks.com/books)) and the collections 'Couples' and 'Mr Jolly' (.||3/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean3: Iosi Havilio||This week we speak to Argentine author Iosi Havilio. We speak about his upbringing in Paris and Buenos Aires, the links between music and literature and the process of creating and exploring a unique new universe with each progressive novel. Open...||2/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit2: Megan Dunn||This week we speak to Megan Dunn, author of Tinderbox (Galley Beggar, 2017). We cover the act of balancing fiction and non-fiction, wrestling with the estate of Ray Bradbury and writing the great mermaid novel of the Western canon. You can find M...||2/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit1: Neil Griffiths||Welcome to the first episode of Unsound Methods. In this episode we speak to Neil Griffiths, author of Betrayal in Naples, Saving Caravaggio and As A God Might Be. We discuss the ecosystem of fiction, the present golden age of indie publishing and t...||1/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|