photo by Angela Rosati
On Bank Holiday Monday, Katherine Orr met with the writer Vanessa Gebbie to talk about short stories at the Royal Festival Hall on London’s South Bank. Listeners are advised that at three points in the podcast there are moments of interference … variously, from a child with a balloon, a lift-going-up (or down), and a good dose of background chatter. In the spirit of Bank Holiday festivities, however, we have left the recording intact.
Katherine Orr has
Vanessa Gebbie is the author of two short story collections, Words from a Glass Bubble (2009) and Storm Warning (2010), both published by Salt Modern Fiction, and a novel The Coward’s Tale (2012), published by Bloomsbury. She is also contributing editor of Short Circuit, Guide to the Art of the Short Story (Salt).