Tagged: Will Self

Dear Will… creative writing courses matter more than ever (but not for the reasons you think)

After Will Self lambasted creative writing courses for failing to provide their students with a living, MA Creative Writing course director Julia Bell pens her response.... Read more

Creative writing graduates will 'never make a living as novelists', says Self

Will Self has declared literature to be "morphing into a giant quilting exercise", suggesting that no current creative writing graduates will make a living from... Read more

Self and De Waal join WoWFest 2019 line-up

Liverpool’s longest-running literature festival has revealed its programme for 2019 with Will Self and Kit De Waal joining the line-up.  Read more

Authors hit back at Self's claim 'the novel is doomed'

Authors have hit back at writer Will Self's assertion that the novel is “doomed to become a marginal cultural form”. Read more

UK's first major Tove Jansson retrospective opens this week

Britain’s first major retrospective of the Moomins creator Tove Jansson is opening in London on Wednesday (25th October). Read more

Will Self to star in new Moomin animation

Novelist Will Self is to star alongside Kate Winslet and Rosamund Pike in a new Moomin animation series, which follows a hugely successful crowdfunding campaign.... Read more

Pictures of the week

An unexpected food related theme this week: national treasure Mary Berry launches her latest cookbook, while ex Bake off contestant Ruby Tandoh is given a Special... Read more

Will Self joins march against Lambeth library closures

Celebrities Joanna Lumley, Richard Ayoade and Mark Rylance have lent their support to the campaign against the "irrational" decision to calter the Lambeth library service, according... Read more

Aardvark Bureau signs Self assistant

Scott Pack has announced his latest acquisition for Aardvark Bureau. Self & I (May 2016) is a memoir by Will Self’s former personal assistant, novelist... Read more

Self, Amis, Faber among 80 Folio Prize nominees

The Folio Prize has revealed the 80 books put forward for consideration for the 2015 award. The books have been nominated by the 235 writers... Read more

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