We’re delighted to announce that Melissa Lee-Houghton has won the 2017 Somerset Maugham Award for her third collection Sunshine. The prize honours published authors under the age of 35, and was awarded to Melissa and two other writers by the Society of Authors on Tuesday 20 June 2017. This continues to mark the incredible success [...]
A number of years ago I read a newspaper article about the Hajj. The writer described seeing people walking in a line in the group they were travelling with, their hands around the waist of the person in front so they wouldn’t get lost in the crowds of pilgrims. At around the same time, watching [...]
At Hajj is a book of yearning and of pulling away, of things handed down and newly made.
Three intertwining stories explore the effects and legacy of the British in India.
This summer — a masterpiece of medieval English literature is coming back to life
Penned in the Margins is at the forefront of exploring what live literature, spoken word – whatever you wish to call it – can and could be.