writing

News

Calling all aspiring authors: Stormzy launches 2020 prize for new voices

The second annual edition of the #Merky Books New Writers’ Prize is open to anyone between the ages of 16-30.
Roisin Lanigan
9.16.20
Culture

How to pitch to i-D

If you’re a freelance journalist who wants to write for us, here is a helpful guide.
Roisin Lanigan
6.5.20
Culture

‘call me by your name’ author andré aciman on what makes a writer

The author of 'Call Me by Your Name' and new book 'Enigma Variations' shares his advice for new writers.
Matthew Whitehouse
11.12.18
News

stormzy’s teamed up with penguin to launch '#merky books'

Aiming to discover and publish a new generation of writers.
i-D Team
7.6.18
Culture

the cult of rupi kaur

How the poet is selling out venues across the world, with help from her nearly two million Instagram followers.
Erica Euse
11.7.17
Arts

janet mock on writing a new kind of twenty-something

Janet Mock spent her twenties in New York — first interning at Playboy and later editing at People. Here's what she learned.
Kat Gillespie
8.31.17
News

cara delevingne says her young adult novel will creep you out

The novel follows a group of friends as they try to discover why their friend disappeared... then mysteriously returned.
i-D Team
8.17.17
News

thank f$@*! swearing is on the rise in literature

Effing and blinding has never been more popular — and it’s all because we are better at expressing ourselves.
Alim Kheraj
8.10.17
Read

sex dolls, mind games and a dolphin fetish: inside alissa nutting's new, nonsensical novel

Alissa Nutting writes about things we all fear -- but she’s by no means an author of horror stories. Instead, she’s one of the rare writers of American fiction who touches on the topics the best-selling authors wouldn’t dare to; a fearless rebel of the...
Douglas Greenwood
8.8.17
Fashion

new label hades wants you to wear your emotions, from anxiety to unrequited love

Designer Cassie Holland has taken post-internet angst and turned it into wearable art.
Lynette Nylander
3.30.17
Culture

the rise of the ‘insta poet’, how a new generation of poetry was born online

Ahead of International Women’s Day, we meet the young women who have brought poetry into the 21st century.
Laura Pitcher
3.6.17
Culture

bri lee is the young writer inspiring hot chicks with big brains

Meet the bold new voice emerging on Australia’s lit scene ahead of her appearance at the Emerging Writers' Festival.
Briony Wright
6.15.16
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