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Hitting the Mainstream – with another Polari First Book Prize Nominee

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THE INFORMANT
by
 Susan Wilkins

Susan talks to Good Gay Read about her Polari nominated first novel.

I became a television scriptwriter in 1985, when I contributed to the first series of the BBC’s hospital drama, Casualty. A hundred and thirty odd broadcast scripts later I finally got round to fulfilling my ambition to write and publish a novel. But my other ambition as a writer has always been to bring lesbian characters into the mainstream. In the early years of my career I sat through too many frustrating script meetings listening to excuses for excluding LBGT characters from mainstream television. Fortunately times have changed. Continue reading