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Hubcast Presenters
Hubcast Presenters

Julia Bell and Gaylene Gould present a new series of monthly podcasts exclusively for the Writers Hub.

Julia Bell is a novelist and Senior Lecturer on the Birkbeck Writing Programme and Project Director of the Writers' Hub. She has published two novels for young adults - Massive and Dirty Work, both published by Macmillan in the UK. She also co-edited the bestselling Creative Writing Coursebook.


Gaylene Gould concentrates on what she loves and does best – writing, talking and listening. She is a fiction writer, and past student of the Birkbeck MA. She presents documentaries and reviews for Radio 4 and works as a creative coach with writers, arts organisations and the trailblazing The School of Life. Her mission is to excavate the quiet truths within ourselves and wider society.

Hubcast 2: Benjamin Wood, Inua Ellams & Dave McGowan

Benjamin Wood, Inua Ellams, Dave McGowanJulia interviews novelist and Birkbeck Lecturer Benjamin Wood about his new novel The Bellwether Revivals; Gaylene speaks to poet, playwright and performer Inua Ellams about his work and the difference between poetry and spoken word, and writer and co-founder of Poltroon the Literary Saloon, Dave McGowan, reads 'Earwigging' one of his pieces from his series of stories Putting It Away.


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