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04-05-2023

In this installment of 'My Favourite Author', we examine the influence that favourite authors have had on RLF writers' work, considering the technical, personal and cultural effect that prominent literary figures have had on their admirers.

09-02-2023

RLF writers share the tips they’ve found most useful in helping them to hone their craft, from advice on subject matter choice and picking writing companions to the tricky business of how to end lines well in poems.

22-11-2018

Paula Byrne speaks with James McConnachie about the tragic fates of two lesser-known Kennedy siblings, doing meticulous scholarly research and yet publishing accessible books, moving into writing fiction, and investigating the psychological health benefits of reading with ReLit.

25-10-2018

Paula Byrne speaks with James McConnachie about Jane Austen’s laptop, why she wouldn’t write about somebody she had no affinity with, being a ‘footnote queen’, recovering lost women’s voices, and being a pioneer of the ‘partial life’ biography.

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