Widely considered one of the voices of her generation, essayist Leslie Jamison's Make it Scream, Make it Burn is a series of essays and long-form journalism, offering meditations on isolation and longing.

Ahead of her appearance at this year's West Cork Literary Festival. Leslie discussed her work with Seán Rocks on RTÉ Arena - listen above. 

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