Fiction Uncovered FM, the pop-up radio station which supports the annual celebration of our best British fiction will be returning to the airwaves on Thursday 4 and Friday 5 July 2013 during Independent Booksellers Week. Hosted by British Bookseller of the Year Foyles, Fiction Uncovered FM will broadcast live from its flagship store on Charing Cross Road on 87.9 FM and digitally through www.fictionuncovered.co.uk.
Fiction Uncovered FM 2013 will feature readings and talks from this year’s Fiction Uncovered selection of writers: Lucy Caldwell, James Meek, Rupert Thomson, Nikita Lalwani, Nell Leyshon, Anthony Cartwright, Amy Sackville and Niven Govinden as well as readings and debate of a much wider range of British and translated fiction. Fiction Uncovered FM will be hosted by writer and 2013 Chair of judges, Louise Doughty on Thursday 4 July and by writer, journalist and broadcaster, Anita Sethi on Friday 5 July. The Royal Society of Literature and Bloomsbury will also be contributing audio recordings of their events to broadcast over the two days.
In 2012 Fiction Uncovered FM attracted over 10,000 listeners over two days with live interviews from 30 writers and editors including Jake Arnott, Stella Duffy, Philip Hensher, Geoff Dyer and David Baddiel.
The Fiction Uncovered team are interested to hear from people who would like to take part in Fiction Uncovered FM’s two day run, please email [email protected] with suggestions.
The core 2013 schedule will be unveiled soon here on the Fiction Uncovered website.