Podcasts

23-07-2015

Jane Draycott speaks with Julia Copus about her modern translation of 'Pearl', the great Mediaeval poem of earthly loss and spiritual consolation.

16-07-2015

Ann Coburn speaks with Kona Macphee about her writing life, the challenges of travelling theatre and her faith in the future of reading.

09-07-2015

The RLF provides an inside look at the diverse and surprising ways in which contemporary writers support themselves beyond their writing lives.

02-07-2015

Jeremy Seal tells George Miller how he overcame his fear of deadly snakes and about his 500km journey along Turkey’s Meander river by canoe.

25-06-2015

Ron Butlin explains the role of the Edinburgh Makar, describing how he came to the job and his varied experiences as a civic poet in the Athens of the North.

Gerry Cambridge speaks with Kona Macphee about his route into writing, living simply and the pleasures of editorship.

18-06-2015

Jonathan Buckley speaks with James McConnachie about his formally complex novels, the plight of avant-garde writers in the UK and the surprising difficulty of writing.