Ian Sansom is an author of both fiction and non-fiction books and a regular contributor to The Guardian and The Spectator. Born in Essex, Ian attended Magdalen College , Oxford before moving to the coastal town of Bangor, Co. Down. He lectures at Queens University , Belfast and is writer in residence at the BBC Northern Ireland.
He is the author of the non-fiction book: ‘ The Truth about Babies: From A - Z' and the novels: 'Cortex' and ‘Ringroad'.
His latest work, ' The Mobile Library' detective series, is a series of comic novels set within Northern Ireland, based around a Jewish librarian. There are currently three titles in the series, ‘The Case of the Missing Books', ‘Mr. Dixon Disappears' and ‘The Delegates Choice' with further additions to the series planned.
Watch Ian talk about his writing, how he got his work published, his plans for the future and learn some of his top tips.
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