Authors & Reviews
“It’s the job of fiction to be truthful.” David Constantine in conversation at Blackwell’s, Manchester
Literary events are tricky.Read the full story..
I know we all say it about the tele of our childhoods, but kids’ TV in the 70s really was special.Read the full story..
“Writing is a lonely way of connecting with the world.” Author Bill Bryson talks about his new book and being an author
Interviewing Bill Bryson is a dangerous occupation, both in the preparation and the execution.Read the full story..
In April 1958, London-based theatre director Joan Littlewood received a package in the post from 19-year-old Shelagh Delaney of Duchy Road, Salford.Read the full story..
If you were to set a murder mystery in Harrogate then its crime writing festival would offer the perfect setting for a puckish postmodern whodunnit.Read the full story..
Historical fiction isn’t my cup of tea.Read the full story..
In part one of our series on prose poems, The Irresistible Rise of Prose Poetry, our new Poetry Correspondent Mark Connors begins with The Valley Press Anthology of Prose Poetry.Read the full story..
It’s no exaggeration to say that young people in the UK are facing uncertain and daunting times.Read the full story..
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