A podcast featuring and presented by Royal Literary Fund writers.
Location And The Writer, part 25
Amanda Mitchison visits Coleridge's cottage in Nether Stowey, the place where he wrote some of his greatest poems.
Julia Crouch takes a promenade on Brighton Beach, the inspiration for her first novel and for other famous neighbours.
Poetry Break with Kathryn Maris
Kathryn Maris and our host Julia Copus discuss two favourite classic poems by Thomas Hardy, ‘The Convergence of the Twain’ and ‘The Voice’, in Poetry Break.
Paul Dowswell, part 2
Paul Dowswell speaks with Catherine O’Flynn about the constraints of the publishing industry, the importance of drama in the stories you choose to write, and what he wants to convey to young readers about zealotry and totalitarianism.
Paul Dowswell, part 1
Paul Dowswell speaks with Catherine O’Flynn about childhood classics such as Molesworth and Noggin the Nog, starting out in publishing as an image researcher, writing to order as a staff member and then freelancer, and knowing what you’re good at.
Location And The Writer, part 24
Caroline Smailes takes us for a soak at the Victoria Baths in Manchester, a self-proclaimed Water Palace of the Victorian era.
Mark Illis explores Blackheath in south-east London, and the layers of memory that cluster there.
Clare Fisher wanders the many ginnels, alleys, nooks and crannies of Leeds, and examines their role in inspiring her writing.
Three Little Things with Sita Brahmachari
Sita Brahmachari and our host Julia Copus speak about three objects that have a special significance in Sita's writing life, and Sita passes on three of her top writing tips, in our newest series 'Three Little Things'.
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