Extremely exciting news: my debut novel, What Time is Love? will be published as a lead title by Orion Fiction in summer 2022, selling as part of a two-book deal. It has also sold so far in France, Germany, Italy, Croatia, the Netherlands and Russia.Continue reading “What Time is Love? to be published in 2022!”
In autumn 2021, I was successful in my application to ACE for a Project Grant to finish working on my novel, What Time is Love?
Raven Leilani writes with such biting distinctiveness that, while Luster may feel extremely zeitgeisty, it never seems like it’s chasing or overly beholden to it.
Forging a career in theatre is never easy – but the pandemic has revealed both grit and positivity among emerging artists turning a dire situation into an opportunity.
In a letter to the reader at the start of Robert Jones Jr’s debut novel, he says he was compelled to write the book after hearing voices insisting he ask the question “Did Black queer people exist in the distant past?” and then share the answer: of course they did.
Pantomime is a cornerstone of Christmas for families up and down Britain – but few cities are quite as committed to it as York. The annual show at York Theatre Royal is a proper local institution.
The grant is great in principle, but in practice it is a headache for homeowners and business owners. The £2 billion of investment seems unlikely to reach the kinds of small local businesses it would ideally support, with many finding it too expensive or complicated to sign up.
“No day but today, no day but today.” The last lines of Jonathan Larson’s 1993 musical Rent have surely never felt quite so applicable: opening night here is also closing night.
Kae Tempest has added one more string to an already crowded bow: On Connection is the first nonfiction work by this Mercury prize-winning musician, Ted Hughes award-winning poet, acclaimed playwright, novelist, and chief creative chronicler of the last decade.
“I had this anxiety that I would just be extremely rusty,” says Tinuke Craig, with an apologetic smile, when I ask how it feels to be back in a rehearsal room. The director is thrilled to be preparing for a socially distanced production and live stream of Sarah Kane’s stark, poetic play Crave at Chichester Festival Theatre.