News & Features

Check out the latest news from the RLF, WritersMosaic highlights, and Collected – our collection of interviews, reflections and articles exploring the literary life and world of writers today.

Books released in April 2024, – The Magic Callaloo, From the East, The Night in Question
RLF News Article

RLF Fellows’ News: April 2024

Publishing News RLF Fellow Trish Cooke’s new children’s book, The Magic Callaloo, is set to be published by Walker Books…

Author Dreda Say Mitchell.
RLF News Article

My Writing Life: Dreda Say Mitchell

Dreda Say Mitchell is a best-selling and award-winning author appointed an MBE by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth for her services…

An image of a tree in full leaf, against a bright blue sky.
Collected Podcast

The Influence of the Past

Royal Literary Fund Fellows Sarah Hilary, Peter Fiennes and Claire Williamson explore the influence of past experiences on their work,…

RLF News Article

My Writing Life: Paula Hawkins

Paula Hawkins worked as a journalist for fifteen years before turning to fiction. She is the author of two #1 New York…

Illustration by Fran Pulido of two books that look like open books next to a microphone.
Collected Podcast

Writing versus Life, part 2

In the second part of our investigation into ‘Writing versus life’, RLF writers examine the pitfalls that face writers who…

A still image from the film 'The Zone of Interest'.
WritersMosaic Article

Imaging Auschwitz

Is it possible to depict dramatically The Holocaust without descending into morbid fascination?

An image of two women balancing upside down on a beach in front of a sunset.
Collected Podcast

The World Beyond the Desk

Royal Literary Fund writers explore the link between creativity and the world beyond the desk, touching on the role of…