#15 | Jo Unwin

‘Sometimes I think this person can’t write a letter, so I don’t have the confidence that they can write a book.’ Jo Unwin went from working in a bookshop to establishing a very prestigious literary agency. WriteStuff speaks to Jo about how…

#14 | Kit de Waal

This episode of WriteStuff features Kit de Waal. Kit's latest novel; The Trick to Time tells two love stories, both involving Mona, a woman who has suffered a lot and who comes up with a way of using dolls to provide healing to women who…

#13 | John Spillane

This episode of WriteStuff features a chat, a laugh and a song from Cork national treasure John Spillane. John tells us about his recent goings on, how his songwriting has changed through the years and he plays us a lovely version of…

#12 | Michael Harding

The always engaging Michael Harding reads from his latest book ‘On Tuesdays I’m a Buddhist’ and goes on to talk to WriteStuff about the importance of storytelling and his experiences of therapy, both of which are central themes of the book.…

#11 | Stephen James Smith

In this episode of WriteStuff Chris chats to Stephen James Smith. Stephen is a poet with a voice that is unique yet distinctly Irish. He has written poems that epitomise being from Dublin, being from Ireland and being a son. He speaks about…

#10 | Emilie Pine

In this episode of WriteStuff, Chris talks to Emilie Pine who has just released her collection of essays called Notes To Self. In Notes to Self, Emilie beautifully articulates some of her most difficult experiences, in doing so, she gives…

#09 | Eimear McBride

In this episode of WriteStuff, Chris talks to the brilliant Eimear McBride. Eimear talks here about her two novels, A Girl is a Half-formed Thing and The Lesser Bohemians as well as other projects she has been working on, including her work…

#08 | Colm Tóibín

Colm Tóibín is one of Ireland’s most prominent writers. A prolific writer of plays, essays, articles, poetry and many much-loved novels. In this wide-reaching discussion, Colm talks to WriteStuff about change in Ireland, writing his recent…

#06 | Gary Cunningham

This episode of WriteStuff features an interview with and reading from Gary Cunningham. In ‘Joys of Joy’ and ‘Life After Joy’ Gary wrote about his experiences as a prisoner and life after imprisonment respectively. Gary has gone through a…