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): http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0783lf9

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.

Press examples:

My top five crime novels by women in The Guardian

My top ten railway journeys in fiction in The Guardian

The influence of Nordic Noir on my writing on the BBC website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-36106213

Review of Arnaldur Indridason in the Los Angeles Review of Books: https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/coldest-cases

My top ten Scandinavian crime novels on the WH Smith blog: http://blog.whsmith.co.uk/crime-pieces-top-10-scandinavian-crime-novels-in-translation/

My take on whether Lisbeth Salander is a feminist icon: http://www.redonline.co.uk/reviews/book-reviews/the-girl-who-became-a-feminist-icon-lisbeth-salander-stieg-larsson

On moving from reviewing to writing crime fiction: http://www.deadgoodbooks.co.uk/sarah-ward-reviewer-to-writer/

Talking about Scandinavian crime fiction: http://nordophile.com/nordic-authors/2015/07/sarah-ward-author/

Short Stories:

A Family Home in The Sunday Express Magazine

Holiday Blues in The Sunday Express Magazine

 

 

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