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18-05-2017

Cynthia Rogerson contemplates the literary spurs of exile and outsiderhood, wonders whether she would have written any novels if she’d simply stayed at home in the USA, and explains why being a writer is easier in Scotland than in California.

Brian McAvera considers what we’ve lost in favouring naturalistic, TV-esque theatre over the wider and deeper possibilities offered by non-naturalism.

10-05-2018

Penny Black speaks with Frances Byrnes about teenage summers in Vienna, the shock of revisiting old contracts, and how her desire to speak perfect German accidentally led to a passionate career in writing for theatre.

08-12-2016

Julia Copus explores the way that poetry, through its control of language, can influence the perception of time.

Basir Kazmi considers the ‘stage of the mind’, and whether the real measure of a playwright is the script as written word.