Dostoyevsky Wannabe Cities: Birmingham

A series of podcasts promoting the release of Dostoyevsky Wannabe Cities: Birmingham. D W Birmingham is an anthology of writing that gives a snapshot of work from Birmingham. Normally there would be a launch event, but due to COVID-19, we're doing it as a podcast.

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Tuesday Apr 28, 2020

Garrie Fletcher, in the last of this series, talks us through his relationship with Birmingham, how Raven came to be and reads an extract from the story. he also waffles on a bit about other stuff including how he put these podcasts together.

Monday Apr 20, 2020

Listen to Rob Ganley sketch out his writing career and his relationship with Birmingham before he reads us an excellent extract from his story, Plane Spotting. The penultimate episode in the series.

Thursday Apr 16, 2020

In this episode, Meave Haughey talks a little about the modern/old mess that is Birmingham and how it can be difficult to grasp at times. She, ably assisted by her cat, then gives an excellent reading of her contribution to the collection, The Persistent Archive.

Monday Apr 13, 2020

Birmingham Seasonal Quartet is an electrifying glimpse into the heart and past of the city while still being firmly rooted in the present but always looking forward.
To read this story in its entirety, and all the stories featured in this podcast, get yourself a copy of the book.

Thursday Apr 09, 2020

Episode three of our series of conversations and readings by contributors to DW Cities Birmingham. Natalie Whaite talks about her background and how running helps generate ideas and in particular the idea for this intriguing story.

Tuesday Apr 07, 2020

Birmingham writer Charlie Hill talks us through his creative process and gives us some background into his contribution, Boozing, to the DW Cities Birmingham anthology as well as reading us an extract from it.

Monday Apr 06, 2020

C.D. Rose, the editor of Dostoyevsky Wannabe Cities' Birmingham anthology, reads his introduction to the collection he put together and gives you a taster of what you'll find inside. 
Dostoyevsky Wannabe Cities Birmingham is available from all good bookshops and even stinky old Amazon.

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