In its twenty year history, Serpent’s Tail has consistently published writers from outside the literary mainstream. With Elfreid Jelinek picking up the Nobel Prize in 2004 and Lionel Shriver scooping the Orange prize last year for We Need to Talk About Kevin, founder Pete Ayrton can be confident that the risks he has taken have paid off.
Tom Wipperman considers how multiculturalism should be reflected on the newsstands.
Novelist, Restaurant Critic of the Year, TV Presenter, Columnist and self confessed ‘snooty public schoolboy from London’, Giles Coren gives Mark Grimmer his two penn’oth on The Art Of Good Journalism.
Hip hop supremo and founder of Stones Throw Records, Peanut Butter Wolf talks to Mark Grimmer on the occasion of the label’s tenth anniversary.
Giles Harvey considers whether poetry still has a place in the whirlwind world of mass media communication.
Laura Keynes reflects on the life of a nineteenth century hack…