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The Writing Life: The literary world

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  • Interviewees

    Bainbridge, Beryl, Cope, Wendy, Duffy, Maureen, Grant, Linda, Holroyd, Michael, James, P.D., Mantel, Hilary, Porter, Peter

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    O'Reilly, Sarah

  • Abstract

    In this selection of extracts writers and poets reflect on the literary world. What happens after publication? If you aspire to be a writer, what should your focus be? Speakers (in order of appearance): Beryl Bainbridge, Peter Porter, Michael Holroyd, Wendy Cope, Linda Grant, Hilary Mantel, Peter Porter, P.D. James, Maureen Duffy.

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    This is a compilation of short extracts from life story oral history interview recorded by National Life Stories for the Authors' Lives project. They were published on a CD 'The Writing Life' and the individual tracks have been grouped together into themed clusters.

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