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S4 Ep7 Ania Bas - Novel Experience
February 14, 2023 · 66 min

Ania Bas, artist and debut author of the darkly comic ODD HOURS, about a misanthropic supermarket check-out girl who is finding herself despite her awful job, her irritating friends, her chaotic family and her terrible love life.

Ania chats about:

her education in Poland and how her early television viewing was formativehow her career in visual arts led to writing and how it still informs her work.how she schedules non-negotiable writing timehow she dons and alter-ego while she is at her keyboard in order to overcome imposter syndromeher influences and how they have led to her enforcing rules on herself to push her work forward.

Guest: Ania Bas Twitter: @ania_bas IG:@aniabas_uk Books: Odd Hours by Ania Bas

Host: Kate Sawyer Twitter: @katesawyer IG: @mskatesawyer  Books:The Stranding by Kate Sawyer  & This Family (coming May 2023. Available to pre-order now!)

Ania's recommendations:

A book for fan’s of Ania’s work: Sorrow and Bliss by Meg Mason

A book Ania has always loved: Species of Spaces and Other Pieces by Georges Perec

A book that’s been published recently or is coming soon: The Exhibitionist by Charlotte Mendelson

Other books discussed in this episode: The Diary of a Nobody by George and Weedon Grossmith, The Secret Diary of Adiran Mole, aged 13 and 3/4 by Sue Townsend

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