A diverse selection to kick off the new year – there really should be something for everyone. We hope you enjoy them.

James

 

January 21, 2019

January Reads

A diverse selection to kick off the new year – there really should be something for everyone. We hope you enjoy them. James  
January 10, 2019

Abi Dare wins 2018 Bath Novel Award

Mari Vindis interviews Abi Dare winner of the Bath Novel Award 2018 and her upcoming novel The Girl With The Louding Voice
December 15, 2018

Jenn Ashworth’s #100daysofwriting

Sian Hughes interviewed Jenn Ashworth to find out more about the slightly mad idea that is #100daysofwriting and what it means for her the second time around.
November 20, 2018

Sandra Brown-Springer talks about her debut play

Sandra Brown-Springer’s debut play Seb’s Soles was shortlisted for the Nick Darke Award for Playwriting, 2018. Sandra, who studies MA Creative Writing at Birkbeck, talks to Aisha Phoenix about the gentrification in Brixton that inspired the play, disruptive poetry and tokenism in the literary world.
November 14, 2018

Rebecca Rouillard on winning Mslexia’s Novel Competition

Katie Baldock spoke to Rebecca Rouillard about writing after winning Mslexia’s 2017 Novel Competition.
November 8, 2018

November Reads

Long winter nights = more reading time (for me, at least). Here are some suggestions from the MIROnline Team on how to spend it. We hope you enjoy them. – James
October 18, 2018

MIRLive: The Mechanics Institute Review special!

Elinor Johns rounds up MIRLive.
September 26, 2018

Cannes Film Festival 2018 reviewed by Mari Vindis

Mari Vindis reports on her summer spent at Cannes Film Festival 2018
September 8, 2018

Louise Lee talks about her new novel A Whole Lotta Love

Silvia Rucchin interviews Louise Lee about her new novel A Whole Lotta Love
August 28, 2018

August Recommended Reads

Still selecting your Summer holiday reading? Here are some suggestions from the MIROnline Team. Enjoy.
August 25, 2018

Martin Nathan talks about his new book A place of safety

A place of Safety, published by Salt, is a novel about family, relationships and all things left unsaid. Martin Nathan discusses his new book with Laura Volpi.
August 8, 2018

London Lit Lab Writer’s Workshops

London Lit Lab post-MA sessions with Zoe Gilbert and Lily Dunn: London & Bristol: turning lightbulbs into books
July 10, 2018

Sian Hughes Reviews Jean McNeil’s novel

Reviewed by Sian Hughes
June 21, 2018

June Recommended Reads

Are short Summer nights depriving you of sleep? Here are some ideas from the MIROnline team on how to fill your waking hours. Enjoy. James
June 12, 2018

Calabash International Literary Festival 2018

Stefanie Seddon visits the Calabash International Literary Festival 2018 in Treasure Beach, Jamaica.
May 28, 2018

MIRLive Arts Week Special 2018

Elinor Johns rounds up MIRLive.
May 7, 2018

Zoe Gilbert discusses her new novel “Folk”

Zoe Gilbert discusses the power of traditional story telling and her new novel “Folk” with Lauren Miller
October 8, 2017

Jenn Ashworth talks to Lauren Miller

With the launch of MIR 14 featured author Jenn Ashworth talks to Lauren Miller about the potential of the short story and promoting diversity in publishing.