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There’s a big-ish piece on my novel The Lost Boys of Prometheus City in this week’s Big Issue in the North, talking about my primary influences for the work. Here’s a clipping:

ajk-word-club3Here’s a couple of pics from my appearance as the HEADLINE ACT at ‘Word Club’ at The Chemic Tavern, Leeds, on Friday 10th February, where I performed a reading from the “bravura” opening chapter of The Lost Boys of Prometheus City. 

If you missed it, the book’s available in ebook and paperback formats from Amazon.

And you can read all about the book here.



I was interviewed about my new novel The Lost Boys of Prometheus City this afternoon on BBC Radio Leeds. In case you missed it, you can listen again by following this link. Thanks to presenter Andrew Edwards and program editor Katy Lambert for letting me loose on the airwaves. Below is a pic of me at the Beeb.

Remember to pre-order your copy of the book here.



As a function of my promotional work for the release of The Lost Boys of Prometheus City, I’m being interviewed on the Andrew Edwards Books show on BBC Radio Leeds tomorrow (15th December). You’ll be able to listen to the show live by going here: After the event, the show will be available on the iPlayer.

PS. Remember to pre-order your copy of the novel from Amazon NOW.

Small Man Syndrome featured in the weekend’s New Writing North bulletin (see pics below). You can find out about New Writing North here and you can find out more about Small Man Syndrome here.

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The first top of my whistlestop blog tour to promote Small Man Syndrome takes me to the Leeds Big Bookend blog, where I’m shooting the breeze about all things location. You can read the guest blog here. And you can buy the book here. All aboard!

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It looks like I’ve got my own dedicated bookshelf at the brilliant new literary venue the Hyde Park Book Club (and they’re on sale for just a fiver. So if you’re stuck for ideas for Christmas pressies, get yourself down there. Even if you’re not, it’s well worth a look.

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