Diana Athill webchat: your questions answered on Jean Rhys, love affairs and turning 100

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Legendary editor Diana Athill, who worked with Jean Rhys and V.S. Naipaul among other prominent Caribbean writers, sat down for a live chat with readers of London’s Guardian. Here are some of her comments on Rhys. You can access the live chat here.

Most challenging writer to work with? Jean Rhys needed to be helped to live rather than to write’

‘Being Jean Rhys’s editor was simply like being her nanny’

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