I AM ENTIRELY HOOKED ON HAY – HELEN LEDERER

I AM ENTIRELY HOOKED ON HAY – HELEN LEDERER

Such a special time. The sun is actually shining, Peter Florence is smiling, my interviewer Georgina Godwin is fun and focused and there is actually an audience! I actually enjoy the hour of stand-up and probing questions where I reveal…

EVERY WRITER’S DREAM TO COME TO HAY – MAGGIE HARCOURT

EVERY WRITER’S DREAM TO COME TO HAY – MAGGIE HARCOURT

It’s every writer’s dream to come to Hay. So to have the chance to come here and talk about ‘The Last Summer of Us’ was – quite literally – a dream come true…even more so because the book is set…

THE CHILDREN WERE SO EXCITED – HOLLY WEBB

THE CHILDREN WERE SO EXCITED – HOLLY WEBB

Just writing this while waiting for my second Hay event to start. I was so worried about yesterday’s, as it was the first time I’d talked about my new book, The Water Horse, and I’d decided to include a creative…

RE-IMAGINE THE FUTURE – COLM TOIBIN

RE-IMAGINE THE FUTURE – COLM TOIBIN

What happened In Ireland yesterday – a vast majority voted for same-sex marriage – is that people felt free to re-imagine the future, people had the courage to change their minds, people had the imagination to change. I like to…