Max Eilenberg speaks with John Siddique about the importance of love in children’s fiction, his previous career in publishing, retelling a traditional fairytale and his enduring enthusiasm for the work of Bob Dylan.
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Sarah Ardizzone speaks with Ann Morgan about the development of her career as a translator, translating writers in French who sit outside the mainstream, and the challenges of rendering slang convincingly in a different language and setting.
Trish Cooke speaks with Caroline Sanderson about her Dominican heritage, her Yorkshire upbringing, how her parents’ love of stories inspired her as a teller of tales, and how her career kicked off in multiple directions all at once.