Posted on 25th November 2010

Posted by Sophie

A decade of wonderful short stories

“Most of these writers have plenty of other stories published in the thriving and ever-expanding online and print magazine world mentioned earlier and it’s a great way to sample and enjoy theirs and other writers short stories.”

Posted on 25th November 2010

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A generation of undervalued authors

“It may be that, like Andrea Levy, we are all late bloomers – or it may be that we will never catch up and catch on.”

Posted on 18th November 2010

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A Question of Font: Finkler gets serious

There’s no Comic Sans MS font in sight. In fact, it sports a very serious font, and I like it all the more for that. It’s not promising to be an easy read, or to make me belly laugh; such promises publishers make to us, and invariably we’re disappointed.

Posted on 3rd November 2010

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The tale of how a novel comes to be published

There is an exciting new generation of writers exploring Africa in powerful and passionate prose, and I had the privilege of chairing events with them at the Storymoja Hay Festival in Kenya recently.