Reading Became my Saviour

For this episode writers Patricia Cumper and Pauline Walker are joined by award-winning author Alex Wheatle who shares with us how reading became his saviour.

Alex Wheatle speaks about when he started writing novels before moving into developing a successful career writing YA fiction and how his life was put on the screen in acclaimed director Steve McQueen’s Small Axe films.

You have to have determination and tenacity to get that first draft out there.

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