albam talks
Here at Albam we have always celebrated creativity. ‘Albam Talks' is a series in which we take a bit of time out to talk to creative individuals. With no set theme, we pick their brains for insight into what it means to be creative in their world. For the first installment we explore the minds of writers, discovering what makes them tick. Interviewed by Nathan Sharp alongside friend and long time collaborator John Spinks behind the lens, we hope you enjoy 'Albam Talks: Writers'.
The Agony of the Blank Canvas:
A Conversation with Dexter Dalwood

Dexter Dalwood is a Turner Prize-nominated painter, whose work engages with the parallel streams of world history and art history through strikingly realised scenes...
Grown Up from the Earth:
A Conversation with Martyn Cross

Martyn Cross is a British artist, known for his paintings that explore the Medieval and the modern...
Stillness, Openness, and Interruption:
A Conversation with Kayo Chingonyi

Kayo Chingonyi is a Zambian-British poet, musician, DJ, and broadcaster. With a deeply personal poetic voice and an unconventional approach to language...
Paying Attention:
A Conversation with David Hayden

David Hayden is an Irish writer, born in Dublin, now living and working in Norwich...
The Portable Best Friend:
A Conversation with Lemn Sissay

Lemn Sissay OBE is a British poet, memoirist, and dramatist. At 18 he moved to Manchester to begin his career as a poet...
The Whole Thing a Misadventure:
A Conversation with Alan Trotter

Alan Trotter is a Scottish writer, living and working in Edinburgh. His debut novel, Muscle, was published in 2019 by Faber & Faber...