BBC Author collection

Interested in being an author? Or just interested in how authors write and who they are? Here is a selection  of author archive interviews and readings from across the BBC. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/LNR9vCvV553p5qcZ7L1kD9/author-collection Anne Enright Best known for her novel The Gathering, which won the Man Booker prize in 2007 View Anne Enright   Anne Tyler After two nominations,…

Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize

“The Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize is the UK’s only literary award for comic writing. Celebrating novels in the spirit of P G Wodehouse, the prize prides itself on discovering true comic gems – from Paul Torday’s Salmon Fishing in the Yemen to Marina Lewycka’s A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian and DBC Pierre’s Vernon…

The shortlist for the Dylan Thomas prize for young writers is revealed

The winners will receive a prize of £30, ooo. The Dylan Thomas prized is back by The Swansea University and  will go to the best published literary work in English, written by an author aged 39 or under. You can find out more about the prize here. “The shortlisted writers are: Claire-Louise Bennett (Wiltshire), Pond –…

World Book Day 3rd march 2016

Take part in the World Book Day teen Fest you can register HERE. Taking place between 6 to 8pm on Wednesday 2nd March and 6 to 8pm on Thursday 3rd March (World Book Day itself!), WBD TeenFest will combine live chats with your favourite YA authors, exclusive author blogs, DIY videos, fabulous competitions, fun deskies and shelfies PLUS our rapid-fire Bumper…

Open Book: Meg Rosoff

“Meg Rosoff, best known for her books for young people talks to Mariella about her debut novel for adults, Jonathan Unleashed. Booker winner John Banville introduces us to For Two Thousand Years, a classic Romanian novel now available in English for the first time. Crime writer Ann Cleeves discusses the book she’d never lend –…