A Culture Show Special - Knight Errant: Lee Child
What an honour to talk about the man himself, Lee Child, and his amazing work and life.
Check it out on YouTube
Open Book, August 2012
I presented a feature on Scottish Noir. Find out what music bestselling author Stuart McBride likes to listen to as he crafts his bestselling books.
The Times Education Supplement
The TES did a wonderful profile of the creative writing work that I do in schools.
Read why myself and other crime writers think the series – The Wire is number one!
The Observer: read my thoughts on Eastenders portrayal of Phil Mitchell's desent into drug additction. Has Eastenders lost the plot?
Four Thought, Radio 4
What's happened to social mobility in this country? I'll be popping the spotlight on some of the cultural issues.
Listen to my interview with Jenni Murray on Woman's Hour
Checkout the article on the BBC website.
Radio 3's The Verb commissioned me to write the monolgue Warrant Of Execution
What happens when a woman in debt can't buy the school uniform her son needs?
For a sneak peak of Warrant of Execution listen to the audio clip read by actress Jessica Dickens. Jessica can be contacted at Ken McReddie associates.
Sun News Live
Watch me talk about the riots on Sun News Live, on Canadian television.
The Review Show, BBC 2 11:15pm, Friday 1st July
I will be joining Professor John Carey, Kate Mosse and Alex Preston to chat about some of the latest cultural events.
The Review Show, BBC 2 11:15pm, Friday 8th April
I will be chatting with actor Dan Stevens, (the heir from Downtown Abbey), writer Alex Preston and the oh-so-fab Sarah Crompton. Kirsty Wark will be keeping us in order. Big thanks to Tanya and the team for having me back!
Dreda named 50 Remarkable Women in Britain.
This is a truly remarkable honour from Lady Geek in association with Nokia.
National Youth Arts Trust
A big thanks to the board of this amazing and much needed charity for doing me the honour of inviting me to be trustee. Our patrons include Ewan McGregor OBE, Adrian Lester OBE, Grayson Perry CBE, Hugh Bonneville and so many others. Checkout the website here Or twitter NYAT_GB. All donations are much appreciated.
SI Leeds Literary Prize
I am a patron of this amazing and important award for unpublished fiction by Black and Asian women writers. For more information checkout the SI Leeds' website.