Tagged: Bronte

Q & A with Michael Yates by Halima Mayat

Halima Mayat interviews Wakefield-based poet, writer and playwright, Michael Yates, for this week’s Big Bookend blog. Why did you decide to write a play about Branwell Bronte? I have a friend Colin Lewisohn who directed...

There’s money in this writing malarkey

There’s money in this writing malarkey

A few weeks ago, literature lovers across England celebrated the Bank of England’s announcement  that Jane Austen will become the new face of the £10 note in 2017. The announcement followed the recent public...