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Interview on BBC Radio4’s Open Book

I’m thrilled to share with you the interview I gave on the flagship book programme on BBC Radio4, Open Book. It was recorded as a part of their Reading Clinic, and it focuses on Romanian literature (to be more precise, on 3 exceptional Romanian novels). It aired today, May 20th at 16.00, and it will… Continue reading Interview on BBC Radio4’s Open Book

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My Novella-in-Flash, ‘Bottled Goods,’ to Be Published in July by Fairlight Books

So, there it is my big, big secret is finally out! I am beyond thrilled to announce that my first book, the novella-in-flash ‘Bottled Goods’ will be published in July 2018 by Fairlight Books. Here’s the link to my book’s page on my publisher’s website: bottled-goods     The book tells the story of a couple,… Continue reading My Novella-in-Flash, ‘Bottled Goods,’ to Be Published in July by Fairlight Books

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‘The Caesarean’ Nominated for Best Small Fictions

You can knock me down with a feather! The team from TSS Publishing decided to nominate my piece ‘The Caesarean,’ which won 2nd place in their Winter Flash Fiction Competition, for Best Small Fictions. You can read it here: https://www.theshortstory.co.uk/featured-flash-fiction-the-cesarean-by-sophie-van-llewyn/ I’m incredibly thrilled, especially since I’ve been nominated along my good friend, super-talented writer Christina Dalcher.… Continue reading ‘The Caesarean’ Nominated for Best Small Fictions

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Second Place in the Reflex Fiction Competition

I’m incredibly chuffed to have come 2nd in the Reflex Fiction Autumn 2017 Competition with my flash fiction, Stolen Hours. It’s a piece I have taken out of my novella-in-flash, Bottled Goods, when I fiddled with the story arc. You can read it here: https://www.reflexfiction.com/stolen-hours-flash-fiction-by-sophie-van-llewyn/   Many thanks, from the bottom of my heart, to… Continue reading Second Place in the Reflex Fiction Competition

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Double Longlisting in the Reflex Fiction Autumn 2017 Competition

I’m delighted to have two pieces on Reflex Fiction’s Autumn 2017 Longlist. Many thanks to the organisers for putting together this exciting competition. I love how it’s structured, the thrill of waiting for the next post, to read the excellent long listed and winning stories. The first of my longlisted stories is ‘Henry’s Ways’, a… Continue reading Double Longlisting in the Reflex Fiction Autumn 2017 Competition