Walter Scott Prize Masterclass Series 2013

June 3, 2013

The Walter Scott Prize shortlisted authors are at the pinnacle of contemporary literary historical fiction. We have asked each of them how they approach language in their writing. The resulting series of articles is a masterclass for aspiring writers and critics of this form of the novel.

Walter Scott Prize Masterclass Series 2013: the shortlisted authors speak about their work.

Sunday June 2nd: Rose Tremain on ‘musicality’

Tuesday June 4th: Pat Barker on the ‘deepest drives’

Thursday June 6th: Anthony Quinn on ‘astonishing disparities’

Saturday June 8th: Hilary Mantel ‘like some inky clerk with a quill, scratching to keep up’

Catch up with the rest of our articles on the Walter Scott Prize 2013 here, or read our series on the WSP 2012 here, or follow the Borders Book Festival coverage of the award here.


Posted by Richard Lee