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Julie Buntin on writing Marlena

Julie Buntin on writing Marlena

Monday, 19 June 2017

Marlena is a coming-of-age novel, set in a forgotten town in rural Michigan. It's a story about friendship, addiction and loss, of two girls and the feral year that will cost one her life, and define the other's for decades.

We sat down with author Julie Buntin who shared the story behind Marlena in this series of videos.

 

On the inspiration for Marlena

 

On the process of writing the book


On being inspired by Elena Ferrante


On stories of female friendship


 

On the last book she read

On what she's writing next 


 

Marlena-julie-buntin.jpgMarlena by Julie Buntin is out in Hardback and ebook now. Read exclusive extracts on The Pool's Bedtime Book Club.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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