Laline Paull

Laline Paull studied English at Oxford, screenwriting in Los Angeles and theatre in London. Her new novel, The Ice (4th Estate), is out now. Her award-winning debut, The Bees (4th Estate) was published in May 2014. She has written screenplays and for the theatre; two of her plays, Boat Memory and Show and Tell, were produced at the National. She lives in England with her husband, photographer Adrian Peacock, and their three children. The Bees  As they descended over the treetops Flora strained for any trace ofRead more

David Hamilton

David Hamilton is Professor Emeritus of English at the University of Iowa, where he taught for nearly forty years. The author of Deep River: A Memoir of a Missouri Farm (University of Missouri Press), Ossabaw (Salt Publishing), and numerous uncollected essays, he also edited The Iowa Review and directed Iowa’s MFA Program in Nonfiction. Plainspokenness, Playfulness, Alertness to Language “The most important books for me as a writer… I’ll name the Collected Works of Chaucer (or let us just sayRead more