Hannah Kate

poet, short story writer and editor based in Manchester

North Manchester FM: Hannah’s Bookshelf, Saturday 1 October, 2-4pm

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Tune in to North Manchester FM this Saturday (2-4pm) for Hannah’s Bookshelf. This week, my guest will be the fantastic Catherine Spooner.

Catherine is a Reader in Literature and Culture in the Department of English and Creative Writing at Lancaster University, and co-president of the International Gothic Association. She has published widely on Gothic literature, film and popular culture with a particular interest in fashion. She is the author of Fashioning Gothic Bodies (Manchester University Press 2004), Contemporary Gothic (Reaktion 2006) and the forthcoming Post-Millennial Gothic: Comedy, Romance and the Rise of Happy Gothic (Bloomsbury 2017). She has also co-edited several books including, most recently, Return to Twin Peaks (Palgrave 2015). She is currently researching the cultural afterlife of the Lancashire Witches and a Gothic cultural history of the white dress.

I’ll be talking to Catherine about all things Gothic and, of course, she’ll be sharing her selections for Apocalypse Books.

Catch us this Saturday, 2-4pm, on 106.6FM (if you’re in the North Manchester area) or listen online (if you’re further afield).

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