HWC Podcast S2E8: Home Fixtures, with Val McDermid

In this special episode of the Homeless World Cup Podcast, we speak to Scottish author Val McDermid.

For Homeless World Cup Day 2020, Val has put together a digital collection of prose and poetry focusing on the themes of football and homelessness: Home Fixtures. The anthology features the work of 24 authors, including Ian Rankin, Jackie Kay, and Nick Hornby, with the proceeds going to the Homeless World Cup Foundation.

You can find out more about Home Fixtures on our website, or buy it on Amazon.

We talk to Val about the anthology and her love of football. After the interview you will be able to listen to five exceprts from the book read by their authors.

List of excerpts:
Remember My Name – Craig Robertson
Echo – Joelle Taylor
The Rules of Playground Football – Chris Brookmyre
Na Boots/The Boots – Peter Mackay
The Holy Ball – Antti Tuomainen


Thank you!