Literature Matters RSL 200: Neil Gaiman and Marlon James in conversation

RSL 200 is the Royal Society of Literature’s bicentenary event series bringing together some of the world’s best-known writers to explore the impact of literature on their lives. Neil Gaiman and Marlon James, two of the most revered fantasy writers of their generation, share a life-long love of the mythic and the transcendent power of […]

RSL 200: Stephen Fry and Shaparak Khorsandi

Stephen Fry talks to Shappi Khorsandi about writing across forms – from sketch comedy to poetry, independently and in collaboration, written and performed – that has elevated him to the status of national treasure.

RSL 200: Edna O’Brien CRSL

Edna O’Brien DBE, elected as a Fellow of the RSL in 2011, is an Irish novelist, memoirist, playwright, poet and short story writer. Philip Roth described her as “the most gifted woman now writing in English’’ and she was awarded The Irish PEN Award in 2001.