Double Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, Colson Whitehead, talks to Colin Grant about his love of heist movies, the work of Chester Himes and, and his new noir thriller, Harlem Shuffle.
Sita Brahmachari talks to Gabriel Gbadamosi about the intersection of her writing and activism.
Talking about his career as a writer for theatre, film and TV
Leah Chillery spills the beans on being an actor a writer and a Northerner.
The novelist Umi Sinha delves into her own past to tell a beautiful and brutal story of Anglo Indian conflict during the days of the Raj.
On Nanton’s witness of life in the Caribbean and use of creative writing as a way to capture its grounded reality.
Salena Godden speaking, remotely in lockdown, with her friend, the poet John Siddique.
Vaseem Khan's seven unpublished novels led him to write his prize-winning crime series set in Mumbai, India.
The indefatigable Ghanaian-born publisher, editor and writer, Margaret Busby CBE, was honoured earlier this year with a Lifetime Achievement Award. Busby has been a star in the literary firmament ever since she co-founded the publishing company, Allison and Busby more than fifty years ago. She talks to the director Burt Caesar about breaching colour bars, smashing glass ceilings, championing black writers, and artistic and bohemian life in 1960s Soho. Watch the InSight video below for the full interview.
Anjum Malik talks to Trish Cooke about writing in two languages, her thoughts about the place of translation in poetry and the discipline of being a professional script-writer.
Zena Edwards talks to Trish Cooke about becoming a unique and compelling theatre performance poet, her way of ensuring she takes care of herself throughout this process, as well as her favourite authors and her tips for budding writers.
Colin Grant and Jeffrey Boakye trade anecdotes, hurl insults and agree on the perils of identifying as a black writer.