Introducing Christopher Joyce, winner of the Cornish Writing Challenge 2017

It is my great pleasure to introduce Christopher Joyce, whose short story Mama's Gonna Float The Gypsum won the very first Cornish Writing Challenge! You can read his story on Frost Magazine here. Christopher Joyce, from Chichester in West Sussex, has been a teacher, waiter, once made Venetian blinds, and has worked in a steel [...]

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Ask The Author: Patricia Bossano

Award-winning author Patricia Bossano grew up in Ecuador, South America and moved to the United States in the mid 1980’s to pursue a career in International Sales, as well as work as a translator, interpreter and instructor in Spanish. Over the years, writing continued to be Patricia’s main passion whether journaling, writing letters, short stories, and eventually, composing [...]

Cornish Reading Challenge: Meet local artist Kit Johns

Kit Johns is a 26 year old professional artist living and working in Cornwall. His work features many beautiful places all over the county. According to his website, Kit's work "explores the wild and untamed nature of the Cornish landscape, using a variety of techniques and mediums on canvas, paper and wood. Experimentation and expression are key [...]

Cornish Reading Challenge: Jane Johnson describes her Cornish roots

Jane Johnson is from Cornwall and has worked in the book industry for over 30 years, as a bookseller, publisher and writer. She was responsible for publishing the works of J. R. R. Tolkien during the 1980s and 1990s and worked on Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings movie trilogy, spending many months in New Zealand with [...]

Ask The Author: M.K. Williams

Author M.K. Williams joins The Bandwagon to talk about her writing process. MK Williams is an Indiana-born, Philadelphia-raised, Florida-transplant working and living beneath the sunny, and often rainy, skies of Tampa. Williams' writing influences include a lifetime of watching suspenseful mysteries and action movies and reading Stephen King, Ian McEwan and J.K. Rowling. What inspired [...]

Ask The Author: Ruth Francisco

Author and fierce feminist Ruth Francisco chats to The Bandwagon about Catfish Pearl, and her writing process. Ruth Francisco worked in the film industry for 15 years before selling her first novel “Confessions of a Deathmaiden” to Warner Books in 2003, followed by “Good Morning, Darkness,” which was selected by Publishers’ Weekly as one of [...]

Ask The Author: Theresa Braun

Author Theresa Braun chats to The Bandwagon about her writing process. Theresa Braun was born in St. Paul, Minnesota and has carried some of that hardiness with her to South Florida where she currently resides with her two fur babies, who are her creative sidekicks. She enjoys delving into creative writing, painting, photography and even [...]