Past events, discussions and interviews


Denise Mina - Desert Island Discs...and Books

Denise discussed the records and books that have changed her life with Craig Smillie at the Glad Cafe in Shawlands, Glasgow, in an event for Book Week Scotland 2015.

See a review of the event on Avril Cadden's blog

Interview with Forbidden Planet

Errol Rivera from Forbidden Planet International talks to Denise at the Edinburgh International Book Festival 2013. They discuss her academic writing background, her prose fiction, play and film writing and, of course, her comics work.

Edinburgh World Writers' Conference 2013 - held in Lisbon, Portugal

Denise took part in several events at this conference, organised by the Edinburgh International Book Festival and the British Council.

Denise Mina responds to the keynote address by Inci Aral on The Future of the Novel. Also includes an audience Q&A.

You can also watch the panel discussion on the future of the novel on the Writers' Conference website.

The panel participants were Mathias Énard, Rosa Liksom, João Tordo and Dulce Maria Cardoso, and it was chaired by Denise.

In conversation with John Mullan at Dickens 2012 in Berlin

Long conversation between Denise and John Mullan, Professor of English at University College London, filmed at the British Council's 'What would Dickens write today?' seminar in January 2012.

Imperfect quality but lots of content, on both Dickens and Denise’s own work; plus a reading from The End of the Wasp Season and an audience Q&A.