Video: Author AL Kennedy on her inspirations

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AWARD-winning Scottish author AL Kennedy has divulged one of her main sources of inspiration - children’s literature.

In a new interview as part of Radisson Blu’s Hidden Prologues series, Kennedy explores the ways in which children’s fiction inspires her writing.

AL Kennedy. Picture: Screengrab

AL Kennedy. Picture: Screengrab

Kennedy discusses the freedom of children’s writers to “make stuff up purely for the fun of it, as well as being a pure incarnation of story itself”, as well as talking about the ways in which children’s writing allows her to be more creative.


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