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Press and Media

This page lists Jim's media interviews press appearances and reviews for the novel


In April 2023, Jim was interviewed by Roual Galloway for his Spinners of Yarns podcast series. He talks about growing up in Brightlingsea in the 70s and 80s, getting into music, getting into trouble, being sent to a state boarding school and a youth custody centre, and how all these things led to material for Penknife. There is also a hint of what his next writing project will be.

Jim Westover Interview
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Book Launch

At the Cafe Space, Oxford House, Bethnal Green, 12.11.22.

The Q&A was hosted by journalist and bestselling author, Duncan Campbell.

Live bass guitar by Michael Giaquinto.