The Poetry Interview: Bernard O’Donoghue interviewed by Zaffar Kunial

In a new interview series focussed on the poetic practices and influences of poets, Faber New Poet Zaffar Kunial speaks to Bernard O’Donoghue about themes in his most recent poetry collection, The Seasons of Cullen Church, which was recently shortlisted for the 2016 T. S. Eliot Prize for Poetry. Zaffar Kunial: When did you first…

D. D. Everest on inspiring children’s imagination

Children’s author D. D. Everest considers the importance of feeding children’s imagination, encouraging them to read books and inspiring them to write their own stories. In particular, he advocates the importance of libraries, which inspired the magical library in the Archie Greene trilogy.  Chris Evans, the host of Radio 2’s Breakfast Show and now the…