Emma Donoghue

Room Film Review: 'Exquisite And Life-Affirming'

Sophie McNaughton | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Sophie McNaughton

While Room has the makings of a terrifyingly real horror story or psychological thriller, director Lenny Abrahamson refuses to diminish or cheapen Donoghue's life-affirming story with gimmicks or horror-movie-frights, and instead creates a heart-breaking, and paradoxically heart-warming, masterpiece of cinema which tells a story of human spirit, hope and the incomparable love between a mother and her child.

One Brit Makes 2012 Orange Prize Shortlist

The Huffington Post UK | Alice E. Vincent | Posted 17.04.2012 | Home

The Orange Prize has announced its 2012 shortlist. This year sees one British author make the cut, Georgina Harding for her novel Painter of Silen...

Short Fiction: Short, Not Always Sweet, But Perfectly Formed

Will White | Posted 30.05.2012 | Home
Will White

Other than a fairly crucial commitment to brevity, what is it that makes a short story a short story? As the 2012 edition of the world's richest prize for the form comes to a conclusion, I spoke with this year's shortlist to get their own insights into the art and craft of writing short fiction.

Win: The Entire Orange Prize Longlist

Posted 28.03.2012 | Home

Got your summer reading list sorted yet? Would a lovely big parcel containing 20 of the year's best novels help at all? Since 1996, the Orange Priz...