Katharine Norbury was abandoned as a baby in a Liverpool convent. Raised by loving adoptive parents, she grew into a...
How to be funny, as writers – or funnier, at least?
What is the relationship between literary talent and precocity? Jean McNeil examines the early success of three young writers.
Jean McNeil explores aesthetic choices in fiction writing, with reference to Amit Chaudhuri and his novel A Strange and Sublime Address.
Creative, or critical? Jonathan Gibbs, a current PhD student on UEA's Creative-critical writing programme, examines the relationship between the two approaches.
Henry James’s Portrait of a Lady is – along with Wings of the Dove – his most morally searching novel.
Robin Hemley, Director of the University of Iowa's Nonfiction Writing Program, considers his chequered history of encounters with influential writers.
What is the relationship between landscape, memory, writing - and expeditionary walking? Following a 150 kilometre walk in Namibia's Skeleton Coast, Jean McNeil reflects on the enduring pull of the pastoral, even in the harshest places.
Natasha Soobramanien on collaboration in writing, to coincide with the publication of her new novel, Genie and Paul.
Jeremy Page investigates whether there is such a thing as a cohesive East Anglian literature.