The Coast is Queer LGBTQ+ Literature Festival 2023

Episode 48,   Sep 23, 2023, 11:00 AM

On the show, we hear from Lesley Wood, CEO of New Writing South and director of the festival; from David Sheppeard from festival partner, Marlborough Productions; from Alexa Rusakoff, one of the student curators behind Friday’s event; from Okechukwu Nzelu who joins us to talk about his in-conversation event with Max Lobe and the workshop on character he’s running. We also speak to author of this month’s book Nadezhda in the Dark, Yelena Moskovich, who is coming all the way from Paris to appear on the QUEER UKRAINE panel. 

It’s a jam-packed lineup and a jam-packed show full of great book recommendations and inspiring conversations about queer literature. You can see the full lineup and get your hands on tickets at