Brilliant to discover that Slum Songs in the Sun is back on the BBC – this time on BBC 4 Extra. I first wrote this in 2014 and it has been repeated several times over the last few years.
It is the third part in a series called Writing Lives based on true-life stories and memoirs.
You can listen to my story here
Feedback from some fellow writers about the story:
Poignant story – elegantly told.
Tim Franks, Thriller & Historical Fiction Writer
I have just listened to your beautiful story: what a perfect, poignant ending.
Olga Dermott, Poet & Flash Fiction Writer
So beautifully written. Poised, perfectly paced and very well performed.
Louise Palfreyman, short fiction writer
It’s a stunning and moving story.
Liz Kershaw, short story writer & crime fiction writer