A JOURNEY FROM THE PAST TO THE PRESENT: Lisa Ballantyne on the inspiration behind her new road trip novel, Redemption Road. I’ve always loved travelling, have lived overseas and am never more happy than when I am on the road. My … Continue reading
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Redemption Road, Lisa Ballantyne’s second novel after international bestselling debut The Guilty One, publishes on 16th July 2015. Here, Lisa answers questions about both novels. *Note: the final question contains spoilers so you may want to skip until you’ve read the … Continue reading
Lisa has written a poem inspired by Robert Louis Stevenson and her month-long residency in Grez-sur-Loing in France. In summer this year, she was the recipient of the prestigious Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship. http://www.scottishbooktrust.com/blog/writing/2014/10/robert-louis-stevenson-fellowship-lisa-ballantyne The Nature of Influence To Robert … Continue reading
Lisa is immensely grateful to Creative Scotland and Scottish Book Trust for awarding her one of the five prestigious Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowships http://www.scottishbooktrust.com/blog/2014/05/recipients-of-2014-robert-louis-stevenson-fellowships-announced Each of the fellows spend a month’s residency in Grez-sur-Loing in France, an area steeped in … Continue reading
The Guilty One short-listed for Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Original Paperback, in the USA. http://www.theedgars.com/nominees.html
The Guilty One is one of 23 British novels long-listed for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. http://www.impacdublinaward.ie/news/23-british-novels-on-the-longlist/ Many thanks to Newcastle Libraries for nominating me! Daniel Hunter’s hometown!