Dystopian Fiction Event – Novels of the Future – Watch Again

A riveting literary conversation with best-selling authors Kamila Shamsie and John Lanchester on writing dystopian fiction (online). Hosted by BBC news and former arts correspondent Razia Iqbal hosted, the conversation explored how COVID-19 might change the narrative of future novels.
Click here to watch the event via the Rathbones website.

Marie Curie ‘Carols in the City at home’ Event, Dec 2020

Sponsored by Rathbones, Marie Curie held its first virtual carol concert for Marie Curie hospice care, ‘Carols in the City at home’. For this special event, Rathbones Folio Prize Administrator, Asima Qayyum, wrote a festive poem, ‘Pakistani Praise Song for an English Christmas’. Watch the full concert here to listen to readings from stars of stage and screen Rosamund Pike, Imelda Staunton, Hugh Bonneville and Pippa Bennett Warner along with host Jim Carter OBE.

 Rathbones Folio Prize Sessions 2020:

How to Write a Book in your Lunch Hour

How do masters of their trade manage to translate what’s in their heads and hearts to the page? Hosted by Kate Clanchy, these sessions focussed on fiction (with Patrick Gale) and non-fiction with Kate Summerscale, followed by a Q&A with the audience. Watch again below.