Young Adult Fiction Podcast goes Live

I was really pleased to be asked by Emily Dodd to take part in a YA Podcast being run by teenagers at Leith Library. Some great questions – I hope you’ll take a listen, and do feel free to share…

Leith Library

Ishbel, Sadie, Bethany and Stephen have been on a four week podcasting course at the library:


Last night we launched their finished podcast at a celebration event with friends, family, local councillors and literary types. There was a harp player and canopes and we all enjoyed listening to a preview of their brilliant podcast.

UPDATE: See photos of the event from Literary Paparazzi Chis Scott here.

Their podcast includes:

  • an interview with award winning author Keith Gray
  • a reading and interview with up and coming author Roy Gill (his first book is set in Edinburgh!)
  • a book review of a new trilogy from Black and White Publishing (Jack Shian)
  • tips on writing and inspiration for reading

Listen to the podcast on Soundcloud here

Their workshops included a tour of the sonic lodge recording studio over the road:


I enjoyed running the workshops with the teenagers and was so impressed…

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