Jonathan Tait George Saunders’ Lincoln in the Bardo won the 2017 Man Booker Prize, after the debut novel fought off fierce competition. This year’s shortlist comprised revered literary figures: Ali Smith, Paul […]
Lecturer in English and Creative Industries at the University of York.
Jack Davies It’s an age old predicament that cinema-goers and film fanatics regularly find themselves in: watch a film at the pictures, love it, wax lyrical about it to friends only to […]
Samantha Hurley ‘I’ve done nothing productive today.’ ‘Staying up until 2AM will make me more productive.’ ‘See you later, I’m going to go and be productive.’ These are all sentences I hear […]
A Christmas Carol, one of Charles Dickens’ most famous works, is about to be reimagined on stage by the Royal Shakespeare Company this winter. I spoke with its expert advisor, Professor John […]
Micah Mackay The past few years have brought a focus on the decolonisation of academic curriculum. In English Literature, for example, the literary canon has often faced criticism for reliance upon white, […]
Chloe Harvey Ben and Joe Farmer are brothers, hailing from Kingston-Upon-Thames. They are English and History graduates, respectively. Last Summer, over countless hours, they created a book about a clumsy polar bear […]
Ellie Fells The debate about the diversity of literature taught by academic institutions is a well-fuelled one. It is widely acknowledged that the literary canon is fundamentally flawed; with its Eurocentric focus […]