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Saint Andrews
Thursday, January 17, 2019

In Conversation with Dr Emma Jones

The Saint's Katie Munro sat down with Dr Emma Jones, an award-winning poet and currently-writing novelist, at the end of one of her evening creative writing classes.

Jólabókaflóð: the curious case of Icelandic publishing

Iceland is unique in the world: it is incredibly small, has a language spoken nowhere else, but publishes and reads more books than anywhere. That is without mentioning the Jólabókaflóð, a phenomenon unparalleled in global publishing.

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.

In conversation with Linda Spalding

The Saint sits down to talk with Linda Spalding, the award-winning Canadian novelist and editor, about her approach to writing, what she's learnt, and how aspiring writers might best set about the business.

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."

An interview with novelist Jodi Picoult

The Saint talks to Jodi Picoult about writing, politics and her advice for students.

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.

Liz Lochhead’s Fugitive Colours evokes grief, reminiscence

"As an American student half way through his degree, I know there are poems here I will revisit whenever I miss the rain and the mountains."

The Man Booker prize: bastion of brilliance or soured accolade?

Lewis Wood discusses the controversies surrounding the Man Booker prize.

A haven for bibliophiles

The Saint's essential guide to St Andrews' bookshops.