Short & Snappy with Amanda Curtin
DESCRIBE YOUR DREAMS.
Manifestations of anxiety.
WHAT’S SOMETHING ON YOUR BUCKET LIST?
A white Christmas.
The Sweet Hereafter.
BEST GIFT YOU’VE EVER RECEIVED?
DESCRIBE YOUR HANDWRITING.
Hours of fun for anyone who has to read it.
IN TEN YEARS, WHAT WILL YOU BE NOSTALGIC FOR?
Sugar. I fear it will have been banned by then.
WHAT’S THE BEST SHORT STORY YOU’VE EVER READ?
‘The Persimmon Tree’ by Marjorie Barnard.
WHAT FICTIONAL PLACE WOULD YOU MOST LIKE TO VISIT?
MORNING OR NIGHT?
WHAT’S YOUR FAVOURITE THING ABOUT HOME?
The memories it holds.
WHAT’S THE LAST ADVENTURE YOU WENT ON?
Paternoster Road, London, 1321 (Robyn Cadwallader’s Book of Colours).
WHERE’S THE FIRST PLACE YOU LOOK FOR INSPIRATION?
IS CEREAL SOUP?
Soup? No. I like soup.
WHAT’S THE CLOSEST THING TO MAGIC?
Amanda Curtin is the author of novels Elemental (2013) and The Sinkings (2008), and short story collection Inherited (2011).
You can read more about Amanda and find her sessions here!