Hilary Mantel

Interview with Hilary Mantel

June 3, 2016

‘If you go into your creative work trying to make something happen, the work may not cooperate with you,’ explains Dame Hilary Mantel, first woman to win the Man Booker prize consecutively for her novels, ‘Wolf Hall’ and ‘Bring up the Bodies’. Mantel talks about her craft in a way that gives it a very tangible spirit – as alive almost as one of her extraordinarily imagined characters. First Women invited her to share her thoughts on the art of writing the novel, choosing a good read more