You lay on the beach...on a desert island, all alone All you've got is a 16mm projector, a bedsheet and two coconut trees to hang a screen, what will you watch? - what movies will you take with you? This is Desert Island Flicks.
Host Brian Henry Martin is in conversation with Jan Carson, a writer and community arts facilitator based in Belfast. Her first novel, Malcolm Orange Disappears, was published in 2014 to critical acclaim, followed by a short story collection, Children’s Children (2016), and a flash fiction anthology, Postcard Stories (2017). Her work has appeared in numerous journals and on BBC Radio 3 and 4. In 2016 she won the Harper’s Bazaar short story competition and was shortlisted for the Seán Ó Faoláin Short Story Prize. She specializes in running arts projects and events with older people, especially those living with dementia. The Fire Starters is her second novel.