David Young for Margate Bookie x Pieced Work

David Young was born near Hull and lives in Twickenham. Before becoming a full-time author he spent more than 25 years as a news editor, with BBC World radio and TV. His debut novel Stasi Child – the first in a series of Cold War-era crime thrillers set in East Germany – was a Top 20 paperback bestseller, and is under option to Euston Films (Minder, The Sweeney) for a planned TV series.   “Crepuscular – Cats, in particular, areRead more

Julie Maclean

Julie Maclean is the author of Kiss of the Viking (Poetry Salzburg) and When I saw Jimi (Indigo Dreams) which was shortlisted for Salt Publishing’s Crashaw Prize in 2012 and the winner, in 2013, of the Geoff Stevens Memorial Poetry Prize. Her poetry and short fiction feature in leading international journals including The Best Australian Poetry (UQP). Originally from Bristol, UK, Julie is now based in Victoria, Australia. Julie’s blog can be found at juliemacleanwriter.com Words and Stories  “Dick, Jane, Pip and Spot got me readingRead more