Literary redemption in Somesuch Stories

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by Steve Watson in January 2019
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Suze Olbrich is the editor of Somesuch Stories, the literary magazine that covers a vast range of subjects including nature, sex, society and spirituality in its aim to reflect, “the full contemporary experience”. It looks a lot like a paperback book, and in this conversation Suze speaks about the pleasure she gets from seeing it popping up in different places, alongside both books and magazines, quietly carrying its short stories and creative non-fiction to new audiences.

This issue is built around the theme of redemption, and Suze also speaks about her personal experiences of making the magazine, with all the challenges that entails, and the strategies she has found for overcoming and coping with those difficulties.

We have lots more conversations like this one in our archives on Soundcloud and iTunes, so go and check them out if you’d like to hear independent magazine makers reflecting on what they do, and of course if you follow us while you’re there we’ll be able to deliver next week’s episode to you as soon as it’s ready.

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