Month: April 2013


There’s a lovely review for Cooking with Bones up on the Waterstones website (link is below): “In a town with many superstitions and deep rooted memories two sisters arrive, one …Read More


I like the condensed nature of poems: they’re great for capturing a theme, a moment, an emotion. Many poems I write, I’d never show anyone. I use them as sketches …Read More

The Metro

On the publication day of Cooking with Bones, the Metro interviewed me about magic realism, families and fairytales. The interview can be found here:   http://metro.co.uk/2013/04/25/author-jess-richards-i-met-far-too-many-wolves-in-sheeps-clothing-before-i-learned-to-bit-back-3665082/

The Bookbag Review

There’s a lovely review up of Cooking with Bones from thebookbag, written by Ani Johnson. http://www.thebookbag.co.uk/reviews/index.php?title=Cooking_with_Bones_by_Jess_Richards  

Snake Ropes in Large Print

I’m delighted that Snake Ropes has now been published in BIG WORDS. The cover is different, again, from all the others…


All gearing up for publication on April the 25th, 2013. I’ve just received the hardback copy and it looks so beautiful. Sceptre do design brilliant covers – and the hardback …Read More

Stephen May – blog and interview

Costa shortlisted author, Stephen May, has done some great interviews with other writers on his blog. You can find his interview with me here: http://thesecondbesttime.blogspot.co.uk/2013/03/jess-richards.html Do have a look at …Read More