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The Painstaking Task of the Translator by Carolyn Choa

Carolyn Choa is a Patron of the SI Leeds Literary Prize and has acted as a translator on several Chinese films.  She was co-editor and translator of The Vintage Book of Contemporary…

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A Writer’s Life by Aliya Ali-Afzal

Sometimes, I feel like Spiderman. To anyone passing me in the street, I am an ordinary woman, living an ordinary life: dropping the children off at school, grabbing a coffee…

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How To Write Your First Novel

One of the judges on this year’s panel, Karen Onojaife won the SI Leeds Prize ‘Readers Choice’ in 2012 for her first novel, Borrowed Light.

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