Episode seventeen:Lance Balchin ‘Mechanica’ ; Jack Heath – ‘The Cut Out’ ; Fleur Ferris – ‘Black’
This week three fabulous authors who are classed as ‘Young Adult’- which means really, anyone over the ages of 14 will enjoy them. Lance Balchin reads from ‘Mechanica’ – of a world without insects and animals, Jack Heath’s ‘The Cut Out’ , his protagonist also inhabits a future world, one where he is forced to act as double for the good of the government, while Fleur Ferris in ‘Black’ explores that classic stage set- the reputed ‘haunted house’.
Music track:‘Call the Police’ by Robert Childs from ‘Elastic Band’
Mark Balchin and Fleur Ferris were recorded at the Somerset Festival of Youth Literature 2017 and Jack Heath was recorded at Sydney Writers Festival 2017