“There’s a release that can happen in water where you don’t have to be scared of rage, or grief, or pain”

Lidia Yuknavitch speaks to fellow swimmer Alexandra Heminsley about growing up in swimming pools, the impact of swimming on grief, and her memoir, The Chronology of Water

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Listen to the full interview as a podcast below:

The Book of Joan by Lidia Yuknavitch is out now

The Chronology Of Water will be out in the UK in 2019

This interview was filmed at Marshall Street Leisure Centre

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