In this edition we look at new books from two exciting British writers, poet Lisa O'Hare and novelist and short story writer Alexandra Beaumont. We have extracts from each book and interviews with their authors.
Thank you to Lisa O'Hare and Alexandra Beaumont for taking part in this podcast.
The presenter of this edition has been Sally Walker-Taylor
The interviewer was Chris Gregory
Poems from Lisa's book "Lockdown Life, A Rollercoaster of Emotions" were read by Lisa O'Hare
Extracts from Alexandra's book " Testament of the Stars" were read by Holly Skinner"
Production, sound design and music were by Chris Gregory
We would like to thank Master House Publishing for allowing us to reproduce Lisa's poems and Gurt Dog Press for permission to share the excerpts from 'Testament of the Stars"
Visit all of Lisa O'Hare's links here https://linktr.ee/lisa.ohare
And follow her on twitter here https://twitter.com/TheLisaOHare
You can find out more about Alexandra Beaumont and read some of her short fiction via her website here https://abeaumont75.wixsite.com/home
And follow her on twitter here https://twitter.com/ABeaumontWriter
Visit Alexandra’s publisher Gurt Dog Press here https://gurtdogpress.com/
And follow the press on twitter here https://twitter.com/GurtDogPress
Pre-order a copy of Testament of The Stars here https://gurtdogpress.com/testament-of-the-stars-by-alexandra-beaumont/
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