Movies are finished, the novel is dead and the internet is driving people insane. Welcome to the world of Bret Easton Ellis: a literary maverick who’s brutally honest about the digital age.
Dayo Ntwari is one of a new generation of writers using sci-fi to imagine a bold future for Africa and exorcise the demons of today, like corruption, religious exploitation and Boko Haram.
Author and playwright Lasha Bugadze explains how Georgia’s post-Soviet generation of artists are battling for freedom and democracy.
From the decadent corridors of Oxford University to the bunkers of the British Secret Service, the life of Howard Marks, "the most sophisticated drugs baron of all time", was nothing short of extraordinary.
Before he was a Booker Prize-winning author, Kazuo Ishiguro was a social worker in a London homeless shelter. He tells how a tough job taught him about the extremes of human nature and helped shape him as a writer.
Generation X author Douglas Coupland shares how he may never have embarked on a life as a writer if it wasn't for a random postcard.
A letter to Jonathan Franzen about bird hunting in the Western Balkans forced Nell Zink out of obscurity and into literary stardom with her debut novel The Wallcreeper.
It took Thomas Morris three years to write the book of his dreams. Then he scrapped it, sat down, and wrote the truth.
Blloon editors Tara Jane Seton and Sarah Moriarty pull together a literary world tour, taking in Nigeria, Japan, outer space and beyond.
As Atticus Finch and Scout return after 60 years in the sequel to To Kill a Mockingbird, Huck looks at what makes literary legend Harper Lee tick.
Nell Zink explains how she found the confidence to kick off a sparkling literary career in her fifties.
Author Kazuo Ishiguro's artistic output was forever changed after working in a homeless shelter.