Chisholm, Colin

Colin Chisholm has been the Honorary Treasurer of the RSL since 2014. In this time, a period of change, he has ensured continuity in the Society’s financial management, and used his specialist expertise in investment to secure its future. In particular, he has worked closely with the RSL’s investment managers, Veritas, to ensure the best […]

Follett, Ken


Ken Follett has written 31 books. Over 160 million copies have sold in more than 80 countries and 33 languages. His first major success came with Eye of the Needle (1978), a World War II thriller. In 1989, his novel about the building of a medieval cathedral, The Pillars of the Earth, was published. It […]

Gaiman, Neil

Neil Gaiman writes novels, comic books and graphic novels, as well as producing audio books and film. His novels, which include Stardust, American Gods and Coraline, have won numerous awards. He is the first author to have won both the Newbery and the Carnegie medals for the same work, The Graveyard Book. In 2013, The […]

Wilson, Dame Jacqueline

I was delighted to be elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.  I was particularly excited when I signed the register with Dickens’ pen. I hoped a tiny drop of his talent might leak into my hand as I held his pen – plus a spark of his amazing energy. Imagine being able […]