Press & Interviews

The following videos, audio files and press articles are a selection of interviews Heather Morris has done about her work, as well as articles written by others about the work.

Should you wish to interview Heather, please reach out to the team via the Contact Page.


Featured Radio/Podcast Interviews

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Featured TV/Internet Video Interviews

Heather Morris discusses meeting Lale Sokolov

Museum of Jewish Heritage talk (USA)

Heather in conversation with her Harper Books editor, Sara Nelson (USA)

The Authors Stories Podcast: Episode 484

Conversations With Joan Interview (USA)


Selected Press Coverage

The Tattooist of Auschwitz

  • ‘Stealing moments, stealing time’: the love story that started with a tattoo in a death camp, an interview – The Guardian
  • Extraordinary love story of the tattooist of Auschwitz – Independent (UK)
  • The Tattooist of Auschwitz: the moving love story inside the horror of Nazi death camp – Daily Telegraph (UK)​
  • A Holocaust love story tattooed in Auschwitz ink: The Tattooist of Auschwitz author explains how she befriended Lale Sokolov and pieced together his story of courage, survival and love – Irish Times
  • ‘The Tattooist of Auschwitz’ wins Audie award – Books + Publishing
  • ‘Morris originally crafted Lale’s story as a screenplay, and the novel, quick-paced and in present tense, retains a cinematic feel … The Tattooist of Auschwitz captures an incredible love story and celebrates the humanity of an extraordinary man’ – feature review in The Australian
  • ABC Australia Radio National Conversations with Richard Fidler (audio)
  • The Tattooist of Auschwitz and his secret love – BBC News
  • The incredible story of love and survival at Auschwitz: a Q&A with Heather Morris – The History Channel (UK)​
  • Heather Morris: The impossible love story of the ‘Tattooist of Auschwitz’, in the Death Camp – SBS Radio Australia (audio)
  • ‘These books call the reader to an appreciation of, on the one hand, clear distinctions between good and evil and, on the other, fine shades of grey in between. If they have lessons to teach, those lessons need the full story.’ Surviving Auschwitz: Two remarkable stories of love and hope – Spectrum (Fairfax newspapers, Australia)​
  • ‘How I told the story of the tattooist of Auschwitz’ – The Jewish Chronicle (UK)​
  • ‘It was a kind of unburdening.’ Former Auschwitz prisoner tattooist’s extraordinary tale of love and survival – SBS Online (Australia)
  • The Tattooist of Auschwitz is a story of love and pain – The New York Post
  • ‘This is an inspiring and eye-opening read – Lale and Gita’s is a story of remarkable love and resilience in the worst possible circumstances’ – Readings (Australia)​
  • A Slovak prisoner tattooed in Auschwitz, remained silent until he grew very old – The Slovak Spectator

Cilka’s Journey

  • Tattooist of Auschwitz author Heather Morris on why it’s time for Cilka’s Journey, Entertainment Weekly (USA)
  • From Auschwitz to the gulag – the incredible story of Cilka’s Journey, The Express (UK)
  • ‘Cilka’s Journey:’ Unwavering Courage in the Face of Evil, The Atlanta Jewish Times (USA)
  • The woman who survived a Nazi death camp AND a Russian gulag… The new novel by The Tattooist Of Auschwitz author Heather Morris tells an even more harrowing tale, The Daily Mail (UK)
  • How a trip to a forgotten village in Slovakia brought an Auschwitz survivor’s story to life, The Daily Telegraph (UK), syndicated
  • 48 New Paperbacks to Pick Up Now, GoodReads (USA)
  • “Cilka’s Journey” Is a Beacon of Hope Amid One of History’s Darkest Epochs, BookTrib (USA)
  • Untold Holocaust Story Comes To Life In New Book, The Canadian Jewish News (Canada)

Stories of Hope

  • Tom Price catches up with the amazing mind behind The Tattooist of Auschwitz Heather Morris about her new book Stories Of Hope. The pair chat about keeping hope amid a difficult year, and her inspirational relationship with Lale Sokolov, Magic FM (UK)
  • Tattooist of Auschwitz author Heather Morris joins Lynn, and Raynor, BBC Wales interview, (UK)
  • Stories Of Hope | Heather Morris Interview, Love your Library podcast (UK)
  • Scala Radio Book Club: Stories of Hope by Heather Morris, Scala Radio with Simon Mayo, interview (UK)
  • Author Heather Morris shares the inspiration behind her new book Stories of Hope, Yahoo! Entertainment News, syndicated interview, commercial radio and online (USA)
  • Bad Ass Woman’s Hour, Talk Radio (UK)
  • Author of the Week: Heather Morris, Great Big Book Club (digi event) (UK)
  • Sunday Morning interview with Cathy MacDonald, BBC Radio Scotland (UK)
  • Daily Life Lessons With Heather Morris On: Hope And The Importance Of Listening, The Sunday Times “Life Lessons” website & newsletter (interview & audio clip) (UK)
  • Best Seller Author Heather Morris on The Art of Listening, Sky News (Video clip) (UK)
Excerpt from interview on Sky News Twitter here: https://twitter.com/i/status/1306866944386138112