Very exciting news: Episode 20 is an End of the World special, with five – yes, FIVE – very special readers. Pandemics, disasters and the collapse of civilisation – plus a shedload of cocktails, and of course, brand-new stories created off-the-cuff on a theme chosen by you. All topped off with the loveliest of guest hosts, Sir James Smythe. (He’s not really a Sir. BUT HE SHOULD BE.)
M. R. CAREY is an established British writer of both novels and comic books, with several New York Times best-selling graphic novels and one Hollywood movie screenplay to his credit. He is now also the author of the brilliant THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS, which he wrote simultaneously as a novel and as a screenplay.
FRANCESCA HAIG is a writer, academic and tea-drinker, whose poetry has been widely published, and whose debut novel THE FIRE SERMON, the first in a trilogy has been described as ‘The Hunger Games meets Cormac McCarthy’s The Road‘.
ANTONIA HONEYWELL’s debut novel THE SHIP has been called a ‘a rites-of-passage novel, a love story, and a high-concept thriller’. She’s been writing all her life, and has worked at the Natural History Museum and, for ten years, as a teacher.
JOHN IRONMONGER is a writer, a zoologist, and someone who dabbles in healthcare IT. He is the author of THE NOTABLE BRAIN OF MAXIMILIAN PONDER, THE COINCIDENCE AUTHORITY and of NOT FORGETTING THE WHALE.
SARAH PINBOROUGH is a critically acclaimed award-winning thriller, horror and YA author who has had more than ten novels published. Her latest THE DEATH HOUSE has been called ‘thoughtful, rich and heart-stopping novel of life, love, and living in the face of death.’
They’ll be there, and so must you: Drink Shop Do, March 10th, free from 7pm. Book a table to get the best ones: firstname.lastname@example.org.