Hub staffer Miguel Fernandes Ceia discusses fiction and its relation to political turmoil in Kashmir with Mirza Waheed, author of The Collaborator.
The short-story writer describes the genisis of her latest collection - providing insight into how a set of ideas moved from one form to another, finally ending up as interlinked short stories, one of which, Don't Eat the Prawn, the Hub is privileged to publish.
Hub regular and BBC correspondent Jill McGivering - whose own novel The Last Kestrel, is set in Afghanistan - seemed the ideal person to interview Sunjeev Sahota about Ours Are the Streets - his book about the genesis of a suicide bomber: she finds him candid and confident about tackling the issues involved.
Hub regular and Orange Prize shortlisted Monique Roffey interviews her fellow Trinidadian writer about Is Just a Movie, his first novel in more than a decade, Black Power, and smallness.
Birkbeck creative writing teachers, Russell Celyn Jones, Julia Bell, Benjamin Wood and Jonathan Kemp pick some of their favourite reads of the past year.
The Pakistani-born novelist discusses politics, growing up under Zia and the challenges facing Pakistani women writers with regular Hub contributor SJ Ahmed.
Hub regular, Melissa De Villiers, interviews the Man Booker 2010 prize winner about life, laughs and, of course, finally winning the elusive gong.
Author of This Bleeding City discusses what drove him to give up his City career, what the future holds for him as a writer and what lessons hopeful authors can learn.