Short Story Masterclass… with Michèle Roberts

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Short Story Masterclass
with Michèle Roberts


An exclusive THRESHOLDS collaboration with the
recorded at Charleston Farm, East Sussex.


In the third podcast from our Short Story Mastercalss series, Steve Wasserman talks to highly acclaimed author Michèle Roberts.


In the podcast, Michèle reads from ‘Your Shoes’ and discusses shoes, mud, the subconscious in writing, and mother-daughter relationships.

Michèle Roberts’ novels have been shortlisted for the Booker Prize, awarded the WH Smith Literary Award and broadcast on BBC Radio 4’s Book of the Week. Her short stories and poetry were most recently collected in Mud: Stories of Sex and Love.


Listen to the
Short Story Masterclass
with Michèle Roberts

(30 minutes)


 You can read ‘Your Shoes’ here,
and ‘Mud‘ on the V&A website.


Steve Wasserman is a psychotherapist, writer, & the ears into which you might Read Me Something You Love (a podcast + blog). He also does By-Heart poetry courses and events in strange, and out-of-the-way places. Twitterable as @RMSYL.



With warm thanks to the organisers of the
International Small Wonder Short Story Festival.

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