Matthew Arnold famously said that “journalism is literature in a hurry” and in the highly competitive age of digital journalism, his words have never rung truer. In a bid to attract audience attention, writers are under more pressure than ever to produce diverse and far-reaching content.
Books have been part of our existence for thousands of years. In the Middle Ages books and manuscripts were one of the main source of “material” knowledge. Through books, a small number of people learned their history, how society works, how to flirt… almost everything.
By Rohail Karim The Man Booker prize, one of the highest recognized awards for literature, at least that’s what they want you to believe. Whilst the award does help the winning […]
By Oliver James Whilst our understanding of the power of constraint on creativity might be relatively modern, constrained writing is no new concept. Consider, for example, the popularity of Haikus or Shakespeare’s sonnets. […]
by Eleanor Collins ‘Not everyone can become a great artist, but a great artist can come from anywhere.’ Anton Ego’s fine words inspire the Disney favourite, Ratatouille, but how do they apply to […]
How the closure of thousands of libraries could affect generations of readers to come Mass library closures in the last 5 years across the UK have raised the question of how people […]
A discussion on modern publishing with FEM Press founder Georgia Mitchell. When she came across poetry collective 4 BROWN GIRLS WHO WRITE, Georgia knew she’d found what she was looking for. She […]