Paul McQuade is an award-winning writer and translator originally from Glasgow, Scotland. He was awarded the Sceptre Prize for New Writing 2014 and the Austrian Cultural Forum London Writing Prize 2017. His stories have been shortlisted for the White Review Prize and the Bridport Prize and been featured in anthologies including Best British Short Stories 2019, Best of British Fantasy 2018, Out There: An Anthology of Scottish LGBT Writing and Haunted Voices: An Anthology of Gothic Storytelling from Scotland. In 2018, he was published alongside Kirsty Logan in Hometown Tales: Glasgow. Paul’s first collection of short stories, Between Tongues, was published in the UK by Confingo in August 2021.
I’ll be talking to Paul about his new short story collection, and about his writing in general. And, of course, he’ll be sharing his selections for this week’s Apocalypse Books.
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