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Wole Soyinka Interview on Charlie Rose

Wole Soyinka Interview on Charlie Rose

Wole Soyinka (wō´lā shôyĬng´kə), 1934–, Nigerian playwright, poet, novelist, essayist, and political activist, born Akinwande Oluwole Soyinka. Educated at the universities of Ibadan and Leeds, England, and at London’s Royal Court Theatre, he writes in English, fusing Western and Yoruba traditions. In Nigeria, he founded the Masks amateur theater company and the professional Orisun Repertory, […]

What Is a Literary Novel?

What Is a Literary Novel?

By Warren Adler I have been baffled for years over what constitutes the definition of a “literary” novel. Over the course of my career, I have heard numerous definitions, but none quite resonate for me as the one gold standard, definitive answer. In search of this definition, I am tempted to discount all of the […]

JK Rowling reveals what she wishes she’d been told when she was writing Harry Potter

JK Rowling reveals what she wishes she’d been told when she was writing Harry Potter

Author handed out some writing advice to fans on social media Roisin O’Connor JK Rowling has shared some writing advice that she says she could have used while she was working on the Harry Potter series in the 90s. The author spotted a comment on Twitter that clearly struck a chord, which said: “HEY! YOU! You’re working on […]

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