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I’ll be guest speaking at Arvon in June 2013 on the Starting to Write a Novel course: http://www.arvonfoundation.org/starting-to-write-a-novel-2 “Arvon is a charity that works to ensure anyone can benefit from …Read More

National Academy of Writing

On May the 14th, 2013, I was with Richard Beard at the National Academy of Writing, for the Creative Writing Course in an Evening. This is a monthly class where …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/

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

Foyles’ Jonathan Ruppin looks back at 2012

Web editor at Foyles, Jonathan Ruppin, looks back at 2012 as ‘a memorable year in fiction…’ some wonderful titles here, from a man who is passionate about contemporary fiction. www.foyles.co.uk