Poetry Interview with Robert Kiely

Robert Kiely Poet     Interview conducted by Sharron Green. Taster Session: Poetic Compaction (Getting Started with Short Poetry) Robert Kiely is the author of simmering of a declarative void (2020) and Incomparable Poetry, an essay on the financial crisis of 2007-8 and Irish literature (2020). Robert is currently Poet in Residence at the University of Surrey where he runs poetry workshops … More Poetry Interview with Robert Kiely

Interview with Lucy Hughes-Hallett

Lucy Hughes-Hallett Magical Realism panel Award-wining historian and novelist. Interview conducted by Beth Roberts. Lucy Hughes-Hallett is an award-winning historian and novelist, who is currently chairing the judging panel for the International Booker Prize. I caught up with Lucy to ask her about her 2019 short-story collection, Fabulous, her 2017 novel, Peculiar Ground and her … More Interview with Lucy Hughes-Hallett

Creative Collaborations Interview with Paul Vlitos & Collette Lyons

Paul Vlitos & Collette Lyons Creative Collaborations Collette Lyons, author, journalist and editor. Dr Paul Vlitos, author and Lecturer. Pseudonym Ellery Lloyd, author of People Like Her. Interview conducted by Hilary Macey-Dare. People Like Her is the debut novel by husband-and-wife team, Dr Paul Vlitos and Collette Lyons, writing under the pseudonym of Ellery Lloyd.  I … More Creative Collaborations Interview with Paul Vlitos & Collette Lyons

30 Minutes to 30 Seconds: How to Use Length as a Device in Theatre- By Chiara Fumanti

Theatre has been a part of my life since I was tiny. I fell in love with it watching Miss Hannigan in an amateur production of Annie; I must have been about 8. I was in the show too; well not really in–in the show – together with about 20 more children, we were a … More 30 Minutes to 30 Seconds: How to Use Length as a Device in Theatre- By Chiara Fumanti

How to Write Short Fiction (And How I Fell in Love with It) – By Laurs Oakley

Before we start, I’ll let you into a little secret… writing short fiction is hard. VERY hard.   January 2020, (before you know what happened) a friend of mine sent me a link to a short story competition. She said I should give it a go, and why not! 3,000 words, how hard could it be?   Well, to put it lightly, it was the very definition of … More How to Write Short Fiction (And How I Fell in Love with It) – By Laurs Oakley