Journalist and debut author Cecile Pin. Author of Women's Prize long-listed WANDERING SOULS, a luminous debut about the lives of three young refugees and the echo their experience has through generations.
Cecile chats about:how her philosophy degrees feed into her writinginterviewing Ocean Vuong as her first journalism gighow the background of her book was pieced together using her own family history transcripts from downing street meetings and videos on youtube the benefits of being in a writing group.
Host: Kate Sawyer Twitter: @katesawyer IG: @mskatesawyer Books: The Stranding by Kate Sawyer , This Family (coming May 2023. Available to pre-order now!)
Cecile’s book recommendations:
Books for fan’s of Cecile’s work: Human Acts by Han Kang, The Red Parts by Maggie Nelson, Atonement by Ian McEwan
A book Cecile has always loved: Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker
A book that’s been published recently or is coming soon: Ghost Girl, Banana by Wiz Wharton
Other books discussed in this episode: On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong, Minor Feelings by Cathy Park Hong, Girl Woman Other by Bernadine Evaristo, Greek Lessons by Han Kang
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