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Kamila Shamsie | Podcast

Kamila Shamsie & John Freeman

Granta Best of Young British novelist Kamila Shamsie talks to John Freeman about love, war and citizenship.

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Ross Raisin | Podcast

Ross Raisin & Yuka Igarashi

Ross Raisin discusses how he evokes place and inhabits characters in his writing, the difference in his approaches to novels and short stories and his work on his forthcoming novel.

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Nadifa Mohamed | Podcast

Nadifa Mohamed & Ted Hodgkinson

Nadifa Mohamed speaks with Ted Hodgkinson about her first novel, Black Mamba Boy.

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Sunjeev Sahota | Podcast

Sunjeev Sahota & Ellah Alfrey

Sunjeev Sahota speaks with Ellah Alfrey about his work, Midnight's Children and having a day job.

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Ben Markovits | Podcast

Benjamin Markovits & Yuka Igarashi

Ben Markovits in conversation with Yuka Igarashi on minor-league baseball and his experiences as a writer.

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Helen Oyeyemi | Podcast

Ted Hodgkinson & Helen Oyeyemi

Helen Oyeyemi speaks to Ted Hodgkinson about the joys of writing from a male perspective, magic in her work, and how as a girl she wrote alternate endings to the classics.

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Adam Thirlwell | Podcast

Adam Thirlwell & Yuka Igarashi

Adam Thirlwell speaks to Granta’s Yuka Igarashi about sex, history, translation, using tempo in novels and how his writing has evolved over the past decade.

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Sarah Hall | Podcast

Sarah Hall & Saskia Vogel

Sarah Hall speaks to Saskia Vogel about wolves, tattoos and the wilds of Cumbria.

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Xiaolu Guo | Podcast

Xiaolu Guo & Ellah Alfrey

Xiaolu Guo speaks to Ellah Alfrey about growing up in rural China, becoming an East Ender and writing in English.

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David Szalay | Podcast

David Szalay & Ted Hodgkinson

David Szalay on how spending time in Hungary makes it easier to write about London, trying to live off betting on horses and how memory informs his work.

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Joanna Kavenna | Podcast

Joanna Kavenna & Ellah Allfrey

Ellah Alfrey talks with Joanna Kavenna about wanderlust, genre-hopping and Nietzsche.

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Naomi Alderman | Podcast

Naomi Alderman & Ellah Allfrey

Ellah Allfrey speaks with Naomi Alderman, one of Granta’s Best Young British Novelists.

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International Prize for Arabic Fiction | Podcast

Saud Alsanousi & Ellah Alfrey

On Tuesday 23 April, in Abu Dhabi, Saud Alsanousi was announced winner of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction.

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Taiye Selasi | Podcast

Taiye Selasi & Ellah Allfrey

Taiye Selasi talks about her mother’s garden, Rachmaninov and learning to speak Italian.