Catch up on all things literature, awards, and recommendations in this first ever English Society feature!
Need a break from talking about the future and living through a pandemic? Take a trip through history in this article revisiting Brideshead.
Delving into iPhone Notes Poetry is a bit like going down a rabbit hole littered with persistent f*ck boy word vomit, Gabbie Hanna’s crimes against literature (see: Adultolescence), and some genuinely actually quite good stuff. […]
The Hill We Climb and Other Poems Author: Amanda Gorman This stunning collection of poetry by Amanda Gorman includes the powerful poem performed at Biden’s presidential inauguration. A truly unique voice within American poetry, Gorman […]
John Keats was one of the key figures within the second wave of romantic poets – alongside the likes of Lord Byron and Percy Shelley – and he is remembered as one of the most […]
Looking for a new way to occupy yourself throughout lockdown? Anushka Searle breaks down the how The Guardian’s online book club works and how she found the experience.
Up until 1958, British publishers could be sent to jail for producing books deemed to have “a tendency to deprave and corrupt those whose minds are open to such immoral influence”. Whilst this is no […]
According to language experts part of the Oxford English Dictionary team, not one word could summarise the whole year of 2020. This is not surprising. The year has been full of unexpected choices and decisions. […]
Arts and Culture Editor Sinead O’Riordan reviews this year’s Booker Prize Winner, Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart.
Spotlighting some great artists this Disability Month, ranging from sculptors to revered writers.
Esme McGowan explores the fundamental importance of reading to multiple groups in society, and in particular, its provision of essential escapism for all during the lockdown.
Our wonderful In The Middle Associate Alex Gibbon interviews Leeds-based Gondal Theatre Company as they prepare for their upcoming performance of The Glass Bell!