Episode 45

Published on:

6th Jul 2022

An Interview with Lisa Bradley

In our ‘Summer Reads’ podcast series, we chat with freelance journalists who have written successful books. Bringing the first episode of series eight back with a bang is Lisa Bradley, the author of two psychological thrillers – Paper Dolls and The Lesson. 

Lisa began her writing career in local news and subsequently worked as a freelance journalist for national papers and magazines. She is now a lecturer in journalism at the University of Sheffield. We chat about the importance of nailing your first draft and finding success after rejection.  

The Author:

Lisa Bradley

Twitter: @lisabjourno

Instagram: @lisabwriter

Website: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/journalism/people/academic/lisa-bradley

Lisa's books:

Paper Dolls

The Lesson


Anthony Harwood: http://antonyharwood.com/lisa-bradley/


Quercus Books: https://www.quercusbooks.co.uk/contributor/lisa-bradley/

Curtis Brown creative writing courses:


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