The legitimacy of “Instapoetry” has long been fiercely debated: but the rise of the term has sparked a fragmented critical conversation.
The unlikely rise of the bestselling children’s author.
Guy Gunaratne on his Goldsmiths Prize-shortlisted novel In Our Mad And Furious City, “authenticity” in fiction, and why you can’t write about London today without understanding how the city sounds.
Olivia Laing discusses her Goldsmiths Prize-shortlisted novel Crudo, the unstable political moment, and the book that best describes how fascism rises.
In 2016, just as The Essex Serpent was being published, novelist Sarah Perry was diagnosed with Graves’ disease. Now, she’s publishing her darkest novel yet.
The 27-year-old Booker-nominated author, hailed as the voice of millennial fiction, discusses the success of her second novel, Normal People.
The longlisted debut novelists range from an established poet to a first-time author.
A trend of celebrating “nasty”, “badass”, “rebel” women has swept feminist literature. But idolising defiance raises difficult questions about an individualistic approach to feminism.
Honestly, Coren and Austen would have got along famously, because Austen was also a messy bitch who lived for drama.
The Goldsmiths Prize-shortlisted author on conceptual art, mental illness, and the importance of empathy.
The Goldsmiths Prize-shortlisted novelist on relationships, misogyny and the importance of innovation in fiction.