‘We all have this duality, but perhaps us writers most of all. An outer and an inner life. A persona, and a self. And writing has to originate from the self, the depths, not the surface-persona – if we want to write what matters to … Continue reading ‘I wandered the streets, both aimless and purposeful’
‘Second-person narration, in which the author uses the pronoun ‘you’ to seemingly address the reader and draw them into the story, can be a bit of a high-wire balancing act. Or, to apply an analogy more suited to my West Coast background (I’ve never tried … Continue reading You and the Story
‘Equally compelling and unsettling, this razor-sharp thriller reminds us that, for life to be truly lived, we must know death. In loss we confront our true nature, though we might not recognise the person we discover. In his customary electric prose, Keevil cranks up the … Continue reading ‘So, this is how your husband dies…’
Cardiff BookTalk is delighted to invite you to our third author event of the 2020–21 semester – On 21 April, Tyler Keevil will be reading from and discussing his powerful new thriller Your Still Beating Heart. Eira’s husband has been murdered – a random stabbing … Continue reading Tyler Keevil’s Your Still Beating Heart
You can now book for all the scheduled 2021 Cardiff BookTalk events – links below. Thank you to everyone who has joined us so far! Full details of speakers and lots more information regarding the forthcoming free online talks on our website: http://www.cardiffbooktalk.org. Octavia Butler … Continue reading BookTalk for Spring / Summer 2021
Dates for your diary – Our spring programme features author readings with Richard Gwyn, Susan M. Gaines and Tyler Keevil, a new look at the cult writings of Octavia Butler and Ann Quin, plus heated discussion of Hilary Mantel‘s new blockbuster, The Mirror and the … Continue reading Cardiff BookTalk 2021 – Spring Programme
Author Carly Holmes reviews Tyler Keevil’s new novel, No Good Brother for the Wales Arts Review.
Tickets for our musical, BookTalk-with-a-difference event on 25th April 2018 are available from Eventbrite now.
Our next event will be BookTalk with a twist! We are pleased to welcome Tyler and Jonathan Keevil to celebrate the UK launch of Tyler’s latest novel, No Good Brother – a rip-roaring tale of ‘loyalty, love, danger and family’ (HarperCollins, 2018). Tyler Keevil is an award-winning writer … Continue reading BookTalk event, 25th April 2018: The No Good Brother(s) Tour with Tyler Keevil