The following interview was placed in the advance galleys of NOVEMBER, by Christopher Woodall. Why choose fourteen working-class men in France during the 1970s as the subject matter for your novel? What in particular attracted you to that setting and Read on! →
Dalkey author, Tom O’Neill, was interviewed about his novel, GRATTAN AND ME, on ARENA at RTE Radio on February 21st. You can listen to the archived program online here, beginning at the 21-minute mark.
A Conversation with Jovanka Živanović by Jovanka Kalaba Fragile Travelers is now available for purchase. How do you see your book “Putnici od stakla” (“Fragile Travelers”)? What impulse drove you to write it? It’s a story about longing for beauty Read on! →
Originally broadcast on October 21, 2016, Rachel Monroe sits down with Dublin-based author, musician, publisher, educator, public speaker, and broadcaster, Jonathan Creasy. The main topic of discussion is Creasy’s latest work, in which he highlights the renowned artists and instructors at Black Mountain College, one of Read on! →
Me Against the World is essentially a personal journal. Why did you decide to use this unconventional format? When I was writing, I really didn’t have any particular intention in mind, other than to write out my personal thoughts.
Cailin Neal: Silence and solidarity in Permission challenge the normal conceptions of silence as loneliness or empty space. Silence can be used as punishment, can deem someone an outcast, and can provide spiritual comfort. Writing is a very solitary and silent Read on! →
Cailin Neal: You live in London and your book is set in London. An obvious question, but why London for your book? Alex Kovacs: I’ve actually been away from London for a year, but am hoping to soon return. It Read on! →
ILAN STAVANS: Since in “Palinuro of Mexico” you function not only as the novel’s author but also as a cultural commentator, I wonder if you could take a step back for a moment and assess for me its merit and Read on! →
From “The Review of Contemporary Fiction,” Fall 1996, Vol. 16.3 K. LESLIE STEINER: Recently you’ve discouraged personal interviews, urging those who would interview you to write out their questions; and you respond in writing. Your recent book, Silent Interviews, is Read on! →
From “The Review of Contemporary Fiction,” Summer 1992, Vol. 12.2 The following conversation with Jose Donoso was held at the writer’s house in Santiago in November of 1990, when the Chilean spring was blossoming in the gardens of the barrio Read on! →