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Bogotà

I have never had a weekend like it. Last weekend I flew to Bogota and stayed there for four nights, courtesy of the FILBo book fair, taking…

Memory Tape

I was super excited to be on Lauren Laverne’s BBC 6 show today with my Memory Tapes. To celebrate International Women’s Day, I shared an all-female list…

Paris

After Frankfurt and Dublin in October, I decided that I definitely wouldn’t go anywhere else until next year, because I had a lot going on at home.…

A weekend in October

When I wrote The One Memory of Flora Banks, I had no idea whether anyone would read it. The process of writing it was fraught, with intense…

Back to Svalbard

Every author knows that there are many, many literary festivals out there. All the authors I know love being invited to them, but we have to choose…