Kit de Waal

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Malachi Kirby, Cole Martin, Monica Dolan, Olivia Williams
Malachi Kirby, Cole Martin, Monica Dolan, Olivia Williams

Filming has begun in Birmingham on BBC One’s adaptation of Kit de Waal’s lauded debut novel. Produced by Douglas Road Productions (a Banijay UK company) in association with Tiger Aspect Productions, Ringside Studios and Vicarious Productions.

Primadonna Festival 2021
Primadonna Festival 2021

30th July - 1st August MUSEUM OF EAST ANGLIAN LIFE, Stowmarket, Suffolk logo design Karen Karn

Seneca
Seneca

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Malachi Kirby, Cole Martin, Monica Dolan, Olivia Williams
Malachi Kirby, Cole Martin, Monica Dolan, Olivia Williams

Filming has begun in Birmingham on BBC One’s adaptation of Kit de Waal’s lauded debut novel. Produced by Douglas Road Productions (a Banijay UK company) in association with Tiger Aspect Productions, Ringside Studios and Vicarious Productions.

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 EVENTS 
SUMMER 2021

30th Jul. - 1st Aug.

Primadonna Festival

MUSEUM OF EAST ANGLIAN LIFE, Stowmarket, Suffolk

TBC/TBA

Square Eyes TV Festival

MAC, Birmingham

TBC/TBA

15th August

Edinburgh International Book Festival

CHARLOTTE SQUARE GARDENS, Edinburgh

3rd-5th Sept.

Festival of the European Short Story

venue TBC, POLAND

TBC/TBA

23rd Sept.

Readings in Aid of Crisis  Birmingham

venue TBA

TBC/TBA

26th Sept.

English PEN Southbank Centre

SOUTHBANK CENTRE, Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XX. 

5th October

QUICK, ONLINE READS

Exterior Paint  

A short story taken from Protest: Stories of Resistance.

Don’t dip your pen in someone else’s blood: writers and ‘the other’

Article from The Irish Times

 

I Am the Painter's Daughter  

Second Prize in the Bare Fiction Prize for Flash Fiction 2014.

My Irish grandmother was mistress of the stretch

Article from The Irish Times

I wanted to write about a care system that didn’t care very much

Article from The Guardian

Image by aaron boris

PUBLISHED WORK

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Supporting Cast

Capturing the extraordinary moments in our ordinary lives.

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My Name Is Leon

Best selling debut novel.

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The Trick to Time

"Heroically ordinary."

- Financial Times

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Common People

A valuable anthology of working-class writers. 

Calm Sea

INTERVIEWS, CONVERSATIONS AND MORE

READ - The Times Literary Supplement, Twenty Questions with Kit de Waal

READ - The Guardian, ‘I read my first novel aged 22’

WATCH - The Edinburgh International Book Festival, Kit de Waal with Damian Barr

READ - The Guardian, 'As soon as you introduce a talking horse, I'm just not interested'

READ - The Guardian,  Interview - ‘Writing’s very solitary – you do it because you want to find readers’

GALLERY

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COLLABORATIONS & OTHER WORK

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Member

Create Central

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Co-writer

One Hand Tied Behind Us

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Co-writer

Dear Ireland

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Co-founder

Big Book Weekend

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Co-founder

Portopia Productions

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Co-writer

The Third Day

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Co-founder

Primadonna Festival

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Member

The Black Writers' Guild

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Writer in Residence

Limerick University