'I whittled the cemeteries down to two. My editor was adamant — two was still too many. She was right. My personal, emotional, response was blinding me to the fact that if I wanted to write about cemeteries of World War I, I should write a different book. '
Kevin Clarke speaks with Frances Byrnes about playwriting as an essential dramatic apprenticeship, completing his education as an adult, and how his dramatic subjects choose him, rather than the other way around.