October 21, 2022
Polis Loizou joins us to share his artful combining of storytelling, folklore, and the places he’s lived. Then horror author Michael G. Williams joins our review of Interview with the Vampire. Followed by Baz and Vance sharing who won their weeks.
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Mentioned in this episode:
- Disbanded Kingdom at Cloud Lodge Books
- The Way It Breaks at Cloud Lodge Books
- A Good Year at Fairlight Books
- Interview with the Vampire at imdb.com
Polis is an award-winning writer and performer working across various disciplines. He draws on history, social politics, folklore and ‘queerness’ in all its forms. His debut novel, Disbanded Kingdom, was published in 2018 and long-listed for the Polari First Book Prize. His second novel, The Way It Breaks, is set in his motherland of Cyprus, as is A Good Year, a historical novella inspired by local horror folklore.
Polis is also one third of the award-winning fringe theatre troupe The Off-Off-Off-Broadway Company, as well as a performer of folk tales. He lives in Nottingham with his husband and cats.
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