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Anthony Caleshu & Peter Gizzi

‘Words are haunted. Think of it: as long as there have been soldiers there have been poets. I have often felt that being a poet is a form of civil disobedience.’

In Conversation

Andrzej Tichý & Nichola Smalley

‘In many ways, every author is a kind of extremely complex sampler.’

Crimes of Space

Eyal Weizman & Rana Dasgupta

‘Architecture can be employed as a form of violence and violation.’

In Conversation

Saskia Vogel & Jen Calleja

‘Narrative is control, dominance, purposeful withholding, flirting’

In Conversation

Kathryn Scanlan & Kate Zambreno

‘When a day is not structured by appointments, meetings, driving to work, taking lunch, driving home, shopping (i.e. capitalism), its soft, loose (wild?) shapelessness becomes apparent.’

In Conversation

Jenny Offill & Mark O'Connell

‘This isn’t the end of the world. It’s history going about its business. This isn’t the last apocalypse by a long shot.’

Interview

Jon Fosse

‘To me writing is a kind of listening. I don’t know what I am listening to, but I am listening!’

In Conversation

Morgan Parker & Rachel Long

‘Everyone should be thinking about how they do their thing specifically, how they can use their influences combined with their own language, music and experience.’

Interview

Teju Cole

‘What is this elsewhere that one is longing to be in? Part of the answer to this question, for me, is Switzerland.’

In Conversation

Fernanda Melchor & Sophie Hughes

‘It’s easy to forget the power of words in an era ruled by profuse, beautiful and entrancing images.’

In Conversation

Eimear McBride

‘Spending time in a place in which you have no personal stake breeds a peculiar kind of contemplativeness.’

Interview

Raymond Antrobus

An interview with the 2019 Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year.

In Conversation

Robert Macfarlane & Adam Scovell

‘Travelling into the Ness for the first time was exactly like Andrei Tarkovsky’s Stalker

Robert Macfarlane in conversation with Adam Scovell.

In Conversation

Joanna Kavenna & Peter Pomerantsev

‘We are real in an unreal reality, which we’re told is really real and that we’re actually unreal.’