The Editor - September 25th, 2014
We are very excited to be publishing Antonia Honeywell’s debut novel The Ship in February, and judging by the advance quotes it’s already received, we aren’t the only ones who think it’s rather good…
The Editor - September 24th, 2014
How much do you know about the Second World War? Test your knowledge, and see how you compare with the responders to your YouGov poll.
The Editor - September 17th, 2014
Andrew Lycett, author of Dylan Thomas – A New Life, on some lesser-known facts about the legendary writer: 1) He appeared (with Salvador Dali) at the International Surrealist Exhibition in London in 1936. According to one story, Dylan went round with a teapot and cup made of string, and asked people if they wanted theirs weak or strong. 2) He wrote 80 per cent of his published work was by the time he was 26 (in 1940). 3) At that time (at the start of the Second World War) he was so broke that sold five…
The Editor - August 29th, 2014
Tune in today to listen to award-winning author Abigail Tarttelin on radio stations across the country! Abby is the author of Golden Boy, the story of a beautiful teenaged boy with a big secret – he is intersex. For today only, Abby is the face of Microsoft Accessories, and will be discussing why typing literacy is so important for students and employers. Abby says: “Microsoft’s ‘Typing Matters is a great campaign to be asked to support. The idea of advocating for typing literacy is timely, and as someone who invents about 5000 words of fiction…
The Editor - August 28th, 2014
Read Meat Bone Tea by Stephanie Ye, the third winner of our short-story writing competition in partnership with UEA.