Writing

Memories, Margaret and Bears, Oh my!

Denise Mina shares her treasure, Damian Barr remembers Maggie Thatcher, and Mandy Haggith talks bears

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Caro Ramsay

Gavin Francis, Caro Ramsay and Kurdistan Literature Festival

Listen to four continent-spanning interviews in our latest round-up from the world of books

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James Robertson

James Robertson interview

The author of And the Land Lay Still talks about planning and writing the book.

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Favourite Place by Liz Lochhead

This recording was made with the generous assistance of the Royal National Institute for the Blind and this piece is read by a Talking Books volunteer.

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The Friendly Falls by Michael Palin

This recording was made with the generous assistance of the Royal National Institute for the Blind and this piece is read by a Talking Books volunteer.

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Something In The Pause by Nicola White

Introduction to the story by Alison Stirling

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But by Anne Donovan

Introduction to the story by Alison Stirling

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Ninive Calegari Interview: Creative Sparks

Ninive Calegari is one of the co-founders of 826 Valencia, a San Francisco based non-profit organisation set up to support students aged 6 to 18 with writing, and to help teachers get their pupils excited about writing. Having seen huge growth in the organisation since its inception in 2002, Ninive...

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