KATE Lebo’s The Book of Difficult Fruit in VOGUE

“Pleasurable and joyful associations with fruit are bountiful. For those, I might suggest reading one of the lovely pieces online about how a bowl of cut fruit can be a type of love language for Asian mothers. Author Kate Lebo chooses instead to focus on what makes certain fruit potentially fraught subject matter in The Book of […]

Diana Evans interviews Thandiwe Newton for the cover of British Vogue

It’s more than 22 years since Thandiwe Newton first spoke to Diana Evans. In this interview for the May cover of British Vogue, the actor tells the writer she is a different woman – no longer simply shaped by her experiences, but inspired to live a bigger, more outspoken life because of them.  Read the […]

Happy publication to THE HIGH HOUSE, Jessie Greengrass’s ‘exquisite’ second novel

The novel has also garnered wonderful quotes from Max Porter, Sigrid Nunez, Daisy Johnson and Julianne Pachico: ‘In the tradition of Lively, Hazzard, Fitzgerald, Ishiguro and Brookner, Jessie Greengrass is a master observer of of inter-human atmosphere; exquisitely good on oddity, unease, yearning and disquiet. The High House is about the great crisis of our time, but […]

Changing the conversation: Emma Dabiri in the Irish Times

Emma Dabiri, the author, historian, and TV presenter, and Hazel Chu, the Green Party politician and Lord Mayor of Dublin, both share an experience of being high-profile Irish women, but have also been subjected to Irish racism in their upbringing, and in their professional lives.  Both grew up in Dublin in the 1990s, a decade […]

Bernardine Evaristo’s first non-fiction book, Manifesto, is out in October.

Booker winner Bernardine Evaristo will publish her first non-fiction book in October: Manifesto: On Never Giving Up. Bernardine Evaristo’s 2019 Booker win – the first by a Black woman – was a revolutionary moment both for British culture and for her. After three decades as a trailblazing writer, teacher and activist, she moved from the […]

Evie Wyld’s The Bass Rock is shortlisted for The 2021 Stella Prize

The 2021 Stella Prize saw over 160 entries. Stella’s judges — Zoya Patel (Chair), Jane Harrison, Elizabeth McCarthy, Ian See and Tamara Zimet — have selected six outstanding books for the 2021 Stella Prize shortlist. We are thrilled to see Evie Wyld’s The Bass Rock make the list.