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Jennifer Killick | 'I want to write for all children... I need to keep them engaged'

For her first title with Farshore, Jennifer Killick has conjured an exciting, chilling tale of friendship. Read more

Christina Patterson | 'In our family we didn’t have weddings; only funerals'

Writer Christina Patterson returns with a memoir about family, mental illness, cake and fortitude. Read more

Luke Kennard | 'You can always collude with somebody in any type of emotional affair'

The second novel by acclaimed poet Luke Kennard is a sharply observed and often comic tale of dangerous midlife liaisons. Read more

Rashford scores again as striker named FutureBook Person of the Year for 2021

Manchester United and England forward Marcus Rashford MBE, who published his first book and launched a book club with Macmillan Children’s Books this year, talks... Read more

Hanya Yanagihara | 'We do feel that sort of collective uneasiness about what is awaiting us'

The eagerly anticipated third novel by Hanya Yanagihara envisions three different versions of America. Read more

Obadiah M | 'I want readers of this story to understand there is hope after hopelessness'

Forced to flee Rwanda in the 1990s in order to escape the genocide in the nation, and fearing for his life in the wake of... Read more

Ivan Coyote: 'I found the pandemic to be a fountain of creativity for me'

Ivan Coyote, a multi-hyphenate creative talent from Yukon, reveals how lockdown fuelled their creative output, and why they will never again return to a gruelling... Read more

Guy Gavriel Kay: 'We all write the books we would like to read'

Prolific historical and fantasy novelist Guy Gavriel Kay shares what he learned from working with J R R Tolkien’s archives, and explains how Canada’s books... Read more

Vanessa Nakate | 'Climate change is pushing millions of people into extreme poverty and leaving them with nothing'

Vanessa Nakate’s manifesto for change is a wake-up call that will redefine the debate on climate change Read more

Sequoia Nagamatsu | 'Speculative fiction can open a dialogue'

Sequoia Nagamatsu’s bold first novel imagines how future humans might grapple with the fallout from climate change Read more

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