Interview with First Story young writer, Nidaa

Interview with First Story young writer, Nidaa

What is your favourite piece of work you’ve written and why? My favourite piece of work is the poem I wrote for my grandmother in my very first anthology for First Story. It was the first poem I had ever written. It allowed me to see my potential, and so made me want...
Q&A With Jon McGregor

Q&A With Jon McGregor

What have you been writing lately? My next novel. I’m in the final stages of that. I’m due to hand that in in a few weeks. I’ve been working on that for a few years, but this is the final revision time. Ordinarily, this would be a time when I’d normally arrange to go...
Geoff Nicholson in Conversation With David Belbin

Geoff Nicholson in Conversation With David Belbin

GEOFF NICHOLSON IN CONVERSATION WITH DAVID BELBIN Geoff Nicholson is the author of seventeen novels and several works of non-fiction, including two books about walking. I met him at an Ambit launch in 1992 (this fine magazine was first to publish our early work. Geoff...
Writers in Profile #3: James C. Stuart

Writers in Profile #3: James C. Stuart

James Stuart was born in London and started out his early years in Derbyshire, but moved to Nottingham while he was young. ‘For the majority of my life I’ve been based in Nottingham’, James says, ‘it’s really my home.’ In an interesting parallel, the opening chapters...