The Displaced Nation

51tP8HG9-uLThose of you who now live or have lived in a place other than your place of birth may be interested to take a look at The Displaced Nation and to sign up for their bi-monthly Displaced Dispatch.

For the last eighteen months I have been interviewing authors for the site’s regular column, ‘Location, Locution’.

My latest interview is with Harriet Springbett, British YA author living in France.

Other interviews include:

Jacqueline Yallop, British historical novelist and non-fiction writer living part-time in France

 

Simon Mawer, British novelist living in Italy

Charles Lambert, British novelist living in Italy

Emmi Itaranta, Finnish future fiction writer living in the UK

A.J. Mackenzie, Canadian historical crime duo living in the UK

Clare Kane, Scottish novelist living in China.

Thank you to The Displaced Nation editor, ML, for her beautiful and inventive interview layouts.

Simon Mawer interview

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My interview with acclaimed novelist Simon Mawer was recently published on The Displaced Nation site. Mawer’s fiction has received a slew of prizes: The McKitterick Prize for his first novel, Chimera; The Glass Room was short-listed for the Booker Prize; and Tightrope won the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction. He has lived in Italy for many years and finds his imagination is fired by the extraordinary and the unfamiliar.