Author of the Week: Polly Samson

This week’s Author of the Week is Polly Samson.

Polly Samson is the author of A Theatre for Dreamers which debuted at number 2 on the Sunday Times hardback fiction bestseller list.

This week Polly and Imogen chat books, live and lockdown

Polly is also the author of two short story collections and two previous novels. Her work has been shortlisted for prizes, translated into several languages and has been dramatized on BBC Radio 4.

Polly’s latest book, A Theatre For Dreamers was recently featured in The Great Big Book Club’s Books of the Week Reviews here.

Set in 1960s on the Greek island of Hydra, Samson “draws you in to her story of Bohemian poets, painters and musicians and she doesn’t let you go.”

Watch a clip of Polly Samson on location in Hydra exploring her experience writing the book & developing it’s characters in the video below.

Polly Samson in Hydra, Greece on her new novel, A Theatre For Dreamers

A Theatre For Dreamers

By Polly Samson

Purchase your copy here.

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