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Paging Hilla Becher

Recommended Reading: These fifteen short texts in search of Hilla Becher, photographer and life/artistic partner of Bernd Becher: “One of the creations of her and Bernd’s artistic partnership was the seemingly perfect fusion of their visions. Show More Summary

Artistic Solitude

“I used to run cross country in high school and it was like, I knew if I put in a certain kind of training, it was going to make me faster. If X, then Y. But with writing, it’s like, if X, if I do this thing that’s necessary, which is giving myself the space […] The post Artistic Solitude appeared first on The Millions.

Pan Macmillan: Research and Audience Development

The Literary Platform has worked with Pan Macmillan since 2011. Initially working on content strategy for the redesign of its... Read more » The post Pan Macmillan: Research and Audience Development appeared first on The Literary Platform.

App Market Immersion Day

A full day workshop focusing on the global app market, including guest speaker spots and ideation sessions. The post App Market Immersion Day appeared first on The Literary Platform.

Hot Take!

Tim Parks’s review of Han Kang’s The Vegetarian has some pretty interesting things to say about the nature of reviewing translation, but it also takes some shots at the novel and its proponents: “Looked at closely, the prose is far from...Show More Summary

Research into opportunities for UK publishers and writers in China

An experiment to understand Chinese demand for British Cultural Content The post Research into opportunities for UK publishers and writers in China appeared first on The Literary Platform.

British Council Creative Economy Tour

A bespoke programme for the British Council Young Creative Entrepreneur's London visit. The post British Council Creative Economy Tour appeared first on The Literary Platform.

‘Library 21’: Research, Feasibility and Visualisation

Project management of a research and scoping project exploring a new concept for public libraries in the digital age. The post ‘Library 21’: Research, Feasibility and Visualisation appeared first on The Literary Platform.

Royal Society of Literature digital

Development of online audience engagement strategy to meet RSL’s business objectives. The post Royal Society of Literature digital appeared first on The Literary Platform.

Ebook Publishing Project

Working with award-winning novelist and cross-platform writer, Kate Pullinger, to publish her backlist as ebooks. The post Ebook Publishing Project appeared first on The Literary Platform.

Market Insight for Swedish publisher

Presenting the transformation of the British publishing industry over the five years to highly regarded Swedish publishers, Natur Och Kultur The post Market Insight for Swedish publisher appeared first on The Literary Platform.

Campaigns and Workshop for Welsh Publishers

A year-long partnership with the Welsh Books Council to deliver media campaigns for books and training for publishers. The post Campaigns and Workshop for Welsh Publishers appeared first on The Literary Platform.

Making Day for Writers

A hands-on day of workshops for writers designed to encourage creative and digital experimentation. The post Making Day for Writers appeared first on The Literary Platform.

Beat the Drum of Conservation

“Among their other contributions to American life are words that some of the Beats marshaled on behalf of wild places. Kerouac, inspired by Snyder’s rapture about a summer spent in the clouds, followed him as a lookout to an area that...Show More Summary

How One Writer Overcame Her Fears and Got a Second Chance

A few weeks ago I was on a plane having an epiphany about second chances and perfectionism while watching a film. The film was Burnt and the story was about a star chef (played by Bradley Cooper) who had ruined an amazing culinary career at a young age. Show More Summary

Afraid to Listen to My Own Audiobook

This is for every artist who has ever been afraid to put themselves out there. Last week, the Audible.com version of my debut novel Oil and Marble came out. Yea! Celebrate! Post on social media! Spread the word! When I got the Audible...Show More Summary

Fatal Frenzy by Marie Force

This one is going to be much harder to write than my previous review, because I didn’t like this book as much. I actually wonder if I would have kept going if I hadn’t signed up to write this review. I’m glad I did, because there were some aspects of the book I greatly enjoyed. Show More Summary

That Summer

Yes, “books to read this summer” lists are proliferating on the internet to a staggering degree — our own “Summer Reading List For Wretched Assholes” notwithstanding. However, few lists address the importance of a single season quite...Show More Summary

The Saturday Rumpus Interview: Tara Laskowski

I realized that I’m interested in how people change when something terrible happens to someone else.

Outlander 2.11: Vengeance Is Mine

NB: Redheadedgirl is off cavorting in Sweden so I’m on my own for Outlander this week. My commentary is imbedded in the recap. Also one of the images below is kind of gory. Beware! The title card is a dude spraying powder on a wig and then pushing it on the floor. Show More Summary

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