Mixed Up Book Club with Dorothy Koomson on demystifying the publishing industry and pioneering richer storytelling of Black women's everyday adventures
The one where we learned when to pick our battles Emma and Nicole speak to bestselling Black British author Dorothy Koomson best known for her novels My Best Friend's Girl, The Ice Cream Girls and she's now back with her latest All My Lies Are True. Dorothy talks about facing rejection from the publishing industry, pitfalls of negotiation, and having the courage of your convictions. Preorder our book The Half Of It: https://amzn.to/3rDq1qo Our website: https://www.mixedup.co.uk/ Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/mixeduppodcast Our Instagram: https://instagram.com/mixedup.podcast Dorothy's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dorothykoomson_author/ Dorothy's Twitter: https://twitter.com/DorothyKoomson Culture Mix: The Happy Author: https://www.dorothykoomson.co.uk/the-happy-author/ Antonia Gentry interview: https://www.elle.com/culture/movies-tv/a35713496/antonia-gentry-ginny-miller-interview/ Black-owned bookshops in the UK: https://www.stylist.co.uk/life/uk-bookshops-diverse-black-authors-books-online/396930 Black-owned book shops in the US: https://medium.com/@ndelpino486/list-of-black-owned-bookstores-to-shop-at-instead-of-amazon-bcca82a3f56
Dorothy Koomson is Britain's Biggest Selling Black Female Writer - A title she's proud of. All My Lies are True is a long awaited sequel to The Ice Cream Girls and in this week's episode, Phil & Natalie talk to Dorothy about why now for a sequel; the importance of paying for books and why she's adamant there won't be an Ice Cream Girls 3....For now!You can buy All My Lies are True here: https://amzn.to/2Wmyroq We profit from qualifying purchases. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
This week's guest picking the most important books to them is Dorothy Koomson - the award winning author of The Ice Cream Girls and it's brand new sequel All My Lies Are True All of the books discussed in this podcast are available to order on bertsbooks.co.uk
Episode 11 - Dorothy Koomson, Christmas movies on trial, 'Brown Christmas', 2019 lowlights, Area 51 and a strange banana
Red Hot Chilli Writers
In this special Christmas episode we discuss how British Asians approach Christmas, put Christmas movies on trial, interview crime writer Dorothy Koomson, and chat about 2019's high and low points, including some of the most talked about stories of the year.
Episode 10 - Nikesh Shukla, Great Literary Themes with Dorothy Koomson, Your name in a novel competition, Bollywood battle: Mum v Alex
Red Hot Chilli Writers
In this episode we talk to Nikesh Shukla on writing and rap battles, Vaseem introduces his next novel, Midnight at Malabar House, as well as a competition to get your name on a character in the book, Mum takes on Alex over the best Bollywood movies in recent years, and we discuss literary themes with Dorothy Koomson and Ayisha Malik.
SIM Ep 266 Chops 116: Dorothy Koomson tells us her secrets
Standard Issue Podcast
In this episode, Jen catches up with mega-author Dorothy Koomson, who tells her about her 15th book, Tell Me Your Secret. They chat bodily autonomy for women, violence, the "perfect" victim, and Casualty - because of course they did. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/standardissuespodcast.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
This week we're back in Brighton to meet the sensational Dorothy Koomson! Dorothy is the author of 15 books including the best-selling and award-winning My Best Friend's Girl, The Ice Cream Girls and The Brighton Mermaid. Her latest is Tell Me Your Secret, described as "totally addictive, can't put down, rollercoaster ride of a story". We talked to Dorothy about the power of Jackie Collins, the importance of editing and the influence of Judge Dredd. BOOKSDaisy Buchanan - The SisterhoodDorothy Koomson - Tell Me Your SecretMargaret Atwood - Handmaid’s TaleAraminta Hall - Our Kind of CrueltyMichelle Obama - BecomingDorothy Koomson - The FriendJackie Collins - ThrillJackie Collins - The Power TripJackie Collins - VendettaDorothy Koomson - Marshmallows for BreakfastDonna Hay - Modern ClassicsLisa Faulkner - Recipes from My Mother to my DaughterDorothy Koomson - Woman He Loved BeforeElizabeth Gilbert - Big MagicDorothy Koomson - That Girl From NowhereDorothy Koomson - Goodnight BeautifulJudy Blume - Are You There God It’s Me MargaretJudy Blume - ForeverDorothy Koomson - The Ice Cream GirlsPenguin Poems for LoveSophie Kinsella - Shopaholic to the StarsSophie Kinsella - Can You Keep a SecretGiovanna Fletcher - Dream a Little DreamGiovanna Fletcher - You’re the One That I WantSophie Kinsella - Shopaholic and BabyJulie Cohen - Dear ThingGillian Flynn - Gone GirlLinda Green - And Then It HappenedLinda Green - The MummyfestoSareeta Domingo - The Nearness of YouLouise Doughty - Apple Tree YardPaula Hawkins - Girl on the TrainStieg Larsson - Girl With the Dragon TattooHilary Mantel - Wolf HallHilary Mantel - Beyond BlackStephen King - On WritingStephen King - ItStephen King - The Green MileStephen King - The BodyStephen King - CarrieDorothy Koomson - The Brighton MermaidJilly Cooper - JumpJackie Collins - The StudShirley Conran - LaceSidney Sheldon - Other Side of Midnight See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.