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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Backlash, not revisited but still experienced

Tali Kord discusses Susan Faludi's 1991 work on feminism, Backlash

How to be a Slam Poet

I was sitting on the library toilet the other day when my gaze was caught by the ‘Stanza poetry festival’ poster. It got me...

In Conversation with Dr Emma Jones

The School of English's Dr Emma Jones, a poet and currently-writing novelist, sat down to chat about writing.

Bloomsbury and me: a month at the iconic publishing house

Each individual is a cog in an enormous machine of creativity and part of a wave of talent that has the potential to effect tremendous social and cultural change.

Birdsong Reviewed on Armistice Day

Lest we forget

A Greek myth troublingly retold

Sarah Cate Anstey’s Dion: His Life and Mine is marketed as a refreshing retelling of the story of Ariadne and her husband Dionysus. It...

Inklight Poetry Slam: A review

Thursday night saw an Inklight -St Andrews’ creative writing society who host poetry readings in Aikman’s every so often host an event as part...

Why Roald Dahl still matters

“Ow, Fuck” Those were the parting words of perhaps the finest children’s author of the last century, as he received the lethal dose of morphine...

By Way of Deception: The Making and Unmaking of a Mossad...

An entertaining if far-fetched account of the dealings of a one-time Mossad officer

A conversation with Anthony Horowitz

"I always say there’s only one difference between an unsuccessful writer and a successful writer, and it’s that the unsuccessful writer stops."