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 –…

Review: Into the Dim (Into The Dim #1) by Janet B. Taylor

Hardcover, Advanced Reader Copy, 436 pages Expected publication: March 1st 2016 by HMH Books for Young Readers Source: ARC from Raincoast Books Into the Dim by Janet B. Taylor features time-traveli… Source: Review: Into the Dim (Into The Dim #1) by Janet B. Taylor

25 New Books by African Writers You Should Read

There has never been a better time than right now to be a reader of African literature, especially in the United States (historically, an underdeveloped nation Source: 25 New Books by African Writers You Should Read