Interview with Herman Koch - The Observer, August 2016
The Dutch author of The Dinner talks about fame, antiheroes and fantasy dinner parties.
Interview with Eowyn Ivey - The Observer, August 2016
The author of The Snow Child talks about folklore, mythology and the magic of Alaska.
Interview with Joanna Kavenna - The Observer, July 2016
The author of The Field Guide to Reality talks about fantasy, reality and the madness of grief.
Interview with AL Kennedy - FT Weekend Magazine, June 2016
The novelist, playwright and essayist talks about writing, comedy and why she's leaving her beloved Telegraph Hill.
Interview with Maggie O'Farrell - FT Weekend Magazine, May 2016
The award-winning novelist talked about her daughter's extreme eczema, and how she devised a curing beeswax balm to treat it.
The Swedish author talks about laughter, religion and why his bestselling novel, The One Hundred Year Old Man Who Climbed Out of a Window and Disappeared, took him 47 years to write.
The bestselling author of The Curious Incident of The Dog in the Nighttime gives me a masterclass in portrait drawing.
The Israeli novelist talks about writing, refugees and how her homeland is suffering from severe PTSD.
Interview with Jem Lester about his debut novel, Shtum, and on being the father of a boy with severe autism.
Interview with Lisa Owens about her debut novel, Not Working.
I joined the author for a walk around his childhood haunt of The Lickey Hills in Birmingham for a conversation about writing, politics and his connection with Tolkein.
During a batting masterclass at the MCC Cricket Academy, the bestselling author of Birdsong talked about his love of cricket, his fascination with mental health and why he won't write about war again.
On the eve of publishing After You - the sequel to her international bestseller, Me Before You - I talked to Jojo Moyes about writing, therapy and the impact of success.
The award-winning author of bestselling children's books - including The Gruffalo - gave me a masterclass in botany as we chatted about writing, childhood and the great outdoors.
The acclaimed author of Trainspotting gave me a masterclass in boxing while we discussed writing, success and Scottish independence.
Over a 500-piece jigsaw puzzle, I talked to actor Rory Kinnear about Shakespeare, parenthood and why puzzles are a good displacement activity.
Walking across the South Downs, Graham Swift chatted to me about writing, war and 'the stuff of life'.
I interviewed the novelist, biographer and historian as he took me on a guided tour of Holborn.
I interviewed the Booker Prize nominated and Women's Prize longlisted author about her passion for gardening.
In the March 2014 edition of Red magazine, I wrote about finding love with a man seven years younger than me - both the challenges and the rewards an age-gap relationship brings.