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Neil Gaiman, Seth Lakeman, Fiona Sampson, Neil LaBute

Presented by Ian McMillan. With Neil Gaiman on his novel The Graveyard book, folk singer Seth Lakeman, poet Fiona Sampson and new short fiction from writer/director Neil LaBute.

Neil Gaiman
The celebrated author discusses winning the CILIP Carnegie Medal - a literary prize influenced by librarians across the country - for his novel The Graveyard Book, which was previously featured on The Verb as a work in progress.

Seth Lakeman
The Mercury-nominated singer songwriter-discusses his new album Hearts and Minds, and the history of West Country radicalism which influences his work.

Fiona Sampson
The poet and editor of Poetry Review discusses her latest collection, Rough Music, and reveals why the more personal poems in the collection embarrass her.

Neil LaBute
The dramatist and director, known for his tales from the dark side of gender and race relations, presents a new piece of short fiction. In Fox in the Snow a bored and arrogant young man sets his sights on winning the affections of his attractive neighbour. And the fact that she's already in a relationship - with another woman -doesn't discourage him in the least...

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