Articles and Interviews

Here’s a selection of articles and interviews in relation to my writing and reviewing.

Filmed interviews: 

My piece on Derbyshire Noir which appeared on the BBC News and BBC Radio Derby websites: peak-district-inspires-derbyshire-noir-crime-writers

Radio interviews:

BBC Radio 4 The World Tonight talking about writing crime novels set in Derbyshire (from 39 minutes onwards):

I’ve also appeared on BBC Radio Scotland, other regional and local radio stations plus a range of podcasts including Radio Gorgeous and Writers Routine.

Journalism examples:

My top ten railway journeys in fiction in The Guardian

The influence of Nordic Noir on my writing on the BBC website:

Review of Arnaldur Indridason in the Los Angeles Review of Books:

My top ten Scandinavian crime novels on the WH Smith blog:

My take on whether Lisbeth Salander is a feminist icon:

On moving from reviewing to writing crime fiction:

Talking about Scandinavian crime fiction:

Short Stories:

A Family Home in The Sunday Express Magazine

Holiday Blues in The Sunday Express Magazine