Interview | On the Pleasures of Observing the City: A London walk with Ana...

Madeleine FeenyOn the Pleasures of Observing the City: A London walk with Ana KinsellaLook Here, Ana Kinsella Daunt Books Publishing, Paperback, 26th May 2022, £9.99When, in March 2020, our freedom of movement was abruptly curtailed,...

Interview | Josselin Bordat

Erik MartinyAn Interview with Josselin Bordat   Josselin Bordat is a novelist, short story writer and television host and screenwriter whose work focuses on foregrounding the theme of sexuality in a humorous way. I decided to...

Interview | Malcolm Gaskill on witchcraft, gender-politics and being shortlisted for the Wolfson History...

 Malcolm Gaskill on witchcraft, gender-politics and being shortlisted for the Wolfson History Prize 2022  The Wolfson History Prize revealed its shortlist for 2022 in April, showcasing the best historical non-fiction titles from the previous year...

Interview | Emma Larkin on her new novel, Comrade Aeon’s Field Guide to Bangkok

Emma Larkin on her new novel, Comrade Aeon's Field Guide to Bangkok Emma Larkin is a writer and journalist living in Thailand. The author of two critically acclaimed non-fiction works, Finding George Orwell in Burma...

Interview | Daisy Johnson at The London Book Fair

 Daisy Johnson at The London Book Fair  After a two-year hiatus The London Book Fair returned earlier this month, reuniting the publishing community and sharing the international opportunities of literature to a global stage. In...

Interview | Quentin Leclerc

Erik MartinyAn Interview with Quentin Leclerc   Quentin Leclerc is an up-and-coming author, one of the rising stars of Les Editions de L’Ogre, an indie French publisher that prizes linguistic creativity. I interviewed him about his...

Interview | Hélène Bonafous-Murat

Erik MartinyAn Interview with Hélène Bonafous-Murat  Hélène Bonafous-Murat writes historic suspense fiction for the French publisher Les Editions du Passage. A former academic specialized in the novels of Walter Scott, she now works as an...

Interview | Julia Armfield on fiction writing, and the intersection of reality and fantasy

Tom ConaghanJulia Armfield on fiction writing, and the intersection of reality and fantasy Julia Armfield is the author of the critically acclaimed short story collection salt slow, as well as the recently released debut novel Our...

Interview | Jaime Gili and Loop

Cecilia Brunson Projects presents the upcoming solo exhibition, Loop, by renowned Venezuelan artist Jaime Gili. The exhibition explores the eternally spiralling ideas that connect Gili’s artistic, family and national history. We met up with...

Interview | Frédéric Ploussard on storytelling & American literature by Erik Martiny

Erik MartinyFrédéric Ploussard on storytelling & American literature Frédéric Ploussard is published by the renowned French publisher Héloïse d’Ormesson. Mobylette (Scooter), his award-winning debut novel, is set in the world of special-needs education. It’s a...

Interview | Camille Emmanuelle

Erik MartinyAn Interview with Camille Emmanuelle Camille Emmanuelle is a journalist, author and editor. Her book Sexpowerment was published to widespread acclaim in 2016. She has also written Le Goût du baiser (The Taste of...

Interview | Marion Messina on ‘Monstrous’ Novels by Erik Martiny

Erik MartinyMarion Messina on 'Monstrous' Novels Marion Messina is a high-profile French journalist who writes for Marianne and other newspapers. She made headlines with her debut novel Faux Départ (False Start) in 2017. The novel...

Interview | Douglas Abdell talks to Jean Wainwright about ‘A Reconstructed Trap House’

The London MagazineDouglas Abdell talks to Jean Wainwright about 'A Reconstructed Trap House' A conversation between Douglas Abdell and Jean Wainwright at AB-ANBAR Gallery. JW: I want to begin with some of the earliest work that...

Interview | ‘Women are Expected to Tell Their Personal Story all the Time’: In Conversation...

'Women are Expected to Tell Their Personal Story all the Time': In Conversation with Eimear McBride   Promoting and showcasing Irish writing has become an increasingly important part of the cultural programme at the Irish Cultural Centre. From...

Interview | Éric Chevillard on Experimental Writing by Erik Martiny

Erik MartinyÉric Chevillard on Experimental Writing Éric Chevillard is one of the few great French experimental writers still writing today. His books are issued by two high-profile publishers: L’Arbre Vengeur, a maverick press with a...

Interview | Ted Hodgkinson on the London Literature Festival

Ted Hodgkinson on the London Literature Festival This year, the London Literature Festival (Southbank Centre, 21-31 October) is drawing inspiration from Sally Rooney’s debut novel, Conversations with Friends, to dive into the joy and meaning friendship...

Interview | ‘Letting Go of My Mother Tongue’: Vanessa Onwuemezi

Tom Conaghan'Let Go of Your Mother Tongue': An Interview with Vanessa Onwuemezi Is it possible to describe your creative process as you write such innovative stories?    Now I’m a more practised writer, it tends to...

Interview | Acoris Andipa on Banksy

Eric BlockAcoris Andipa on Banksy The Andipa family have been recognised in the art world since 1593 but their venerability does not necessarily mean their art dealing is equally antiquated. Now located in Knightsbridge, London,...

Interview | Jolyon Fenwick and Liza Campbell on ‘Life is Too Short to Live...

Jolyon Fenwick and Liza Campbell on 'Life is Too Short to Live in Black and White' On the 25th of October, artist Jolyon Fenwick and artist and writer Liza Campbell are coming together for the...

Interview | Marika Doux on ‘A Message of Consolation’ by Erik Martiny

Erik MartinyMarika Doux on 'A Message of Consolation' A Message of Consolation, Marika Doux’s third novel is the latest instalment in an emerging series of novels based on a single work of art by an...

Interview | Anders Edström’s on Shiotani’

Eric BlockAnders Edström’s on 'Shiotani' Swedish Anders Edström’s latest project, Shiotani, was 23 years in the making. Running to over 700 pages, this photography book-cum-family album chronicles the lives of his wife’s family in the...

Interview | Anton Smit on Sculptures by Eric Block

Eric BlockAnton Smit on Sculptures After a ten-year closure, Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens have finally reopened and, in addition to the beautifully restored Grade 1 listed gardens, new owner Penny Streeter OBE has created a...

Interview | Madeleine Bunting on Ceremony of Innocence

The London MagazineMadeleine Bunting on Ceremony of InnocenceWhat was the inspiration for the novel? I studied the end of empire at Cambridge in 1985, in particular the Mau Mau rebellion in Kenya. One of my courses,...

Interview | Robert Douglas-Fairhurst on The Turning Point: A Year That Changed Dickens and...

James RidingRobert Douglas-Fairhurst on The Turning Point: A Year That Changed Dickens and the World   Robert Douglas-Fairhurst is Professor of English Literature at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of Magdalen College. His books...

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