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Polly Samson

Polly Samson’s short stories have appeared in The ObserverYou Magazine,The Daily TelegraphThe Sunday Express Magazine and The Guardian Weekendmagazine as well as being widely anthologised and broadcast on BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 3 and BBC Radio Scotland. She is a lyricist for Pink Floyd, collaborating with David Gilmour on several celebrated albums. She most recently wrote the track Louder than Words for The Endless River, which reached the top of the charts in 2014.

Captivating Fictions

Two of our fastest-rising literary stars, author and editor, Virginia Baily, and Polly Samson, journalist, author and lyricist for some of Pink Floyd’s most celebrated songs, share a platform to discuss their compelling new novels Early One Morning and The Kindness with Guardian book critic Stephanie Merritt.