Celsius 232 Festival 2022

Had the best, most hilarious and wonderful time at #Celsius232 festival of fantasy, horror and SF in #Aviles, Spain and got to hang out with some of my favourite damn writers in the world. I spoke about career things and coming back to Celsius 232 after my previous visit in 2013. And I found a use for the [...]
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IndieWire Praise Shining Girls Finale

Kristen Lopez at IndieWire praises the TV Adaptation of Shining Girls finale calling the ending “a surprising twist: a fairly definitive ending”. Lopez writes about how the show maintains a neat and concise ending while still leaving room for a potential Season 2, something which she notes is fairly rare in the TV series industry. […]

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Strange Creatures at Fantasticon 2022

A couple weekends back I had the privilege of joining Fantasticon in Copenhagen for their 2022 convention, titled Strange Creatures, as their guest of honour alongside the talented Priya Sharma. I featured on two panels: Twisting the Folklore and Body Horror from a Medical Perspective. Seb Doubinsky chatted to me on the Sunday about all […]

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News24 Find Out What I Think of the Adaptation

Samantha Herbst at News24 talks to me about what I think of the recent adaptation of my book. A great interview where Herbst and I discuss seeing the brain baby The Shining Girls on screen for the first time and how it felt leaving my work in the hands of the very talented Silka Luisa […]

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Chatting with Esquire About The Shining Girls

Esquire’s Adrienne Westenfeld caught up with me just before the premiere of the Shining Girls adaptation on Apple TV+ was released at the end of April. We talk aspects of the book that ended up being adapted for screen and my thoughts on the changes: “I think this adaptation, by necessity, is a different animal. […]

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Revisiting The Shining Girls With Sunday Times

Andrea Nagel from Timeslive chatted to me last month, just before the release of Apple TV’s The Shining Girls adaptation. We talk about the long process involved in adapting a book like The Shining Girls, working closely with showrunner Silke Luisa and revisiting research that went into writing the book. We revisit the core themes […]

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