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Five Things Right Now: John Darnielle

John Darnielle

John Darnielle, author of the debut novel Wolf in White Van, shares five links of what he’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.

S.J. Naudé and Ivan Vladislavić In Conversation

S.J. Naudé & Ivan Vladislavić

‘In rapidly transforming societies, writers may lose the space they’ve built their imaginative lives around.’

Nawzat Shamdin | Interview

Nawzat Shamdin & Larry Siems

‘I remain what I have always been, a human being first, and then an Iraqi. And then I am a writer.’

Five Things Right Now: Dorothea Lasky

Dorothea Lasky

Dorothea Lasky, author of the poetry collection, Rome, shares five links of what she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.

Dorothea Lasky and Adam Fitzgerald In Conversation

Dorothea Lasky & Adam Fitzgerald

‘I want to get to that place of cold neutrality where almost anything could work in poetry.’

Five Things Right Now: Darcey Steinke

Darcey Steinke

Darcey Steinke, author of Sister Golden Hair, shares five links of what she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.

Sam Lipsyte and Diane Cook in Conversation

Diane Cook & Sam Lipsyte

‘The bewilderment was productive, and relit a good fire under my instinct, which I didn’t have to conflate with certainty.’

Five Things Right Now: Sarah Thornton

Sarah Thornton

Sarah Thornton, author of 33 Artists, 3 Acts, shares five links of what she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.

Etgar Keret | Interview

Etgar Keret & Sophie Lewis

‘Usually my wife makes fun of me.’

Alan Warner | Five Things Right Now

Alan Warner

Granta Best Young British Novelist, Alan Warner, shares five things he’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.

Kseniya Melnik | Five Things Right Now

Kseniya Melnik

Kseniya Melnik, chosen in 2010 as a Granta New Voice, shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.

Interview: Adrian Tomine

Adrian Tomine & Francisco Vilhena

Adrian Tomine is an artist and illustrator. He is most well-known for his New Yorker...

Five Things Right Now: Daisuke Yokota

Daisuke Yokota

Photographer Daisuke Yokota shares five links of what he’s reading, watching, thinking about and loving right now.

Yukiko Motoya | Podcast

Yukiko Motoya & Asa Yoneda

Yukiko Motoya on her short story for Granta 127, happy endings and finding freedom in writing.

Motoyuki Shibata | Interview

Motoyuki Shibata & Fran Bigman

‘I always think the borderline between reality and non-reality, or fantasy, is much thinner in Japanese fiction than in American or British fiction.’

David Peace and Kyoko Nakajima in Conversation

Kyoko Nakajima & David Peace

‘When we talk about history, the dangers of embellishment, fabrication and wilful distortion are ever-present’

Akhil Sharma | Five Things Right Now

Akhil Sharma

Akhil Sharma, a Granta Best Young American Novelist and author of new novel Family Life, shares five things he’s reading, watching and thinking about.

Five Things Right Now: Jenny Offill

Jenny Offill

Jenny Offill, author of Dept. of Speculation, shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about.

Ruth Ozeki | Podcast

Ruth Ozeki & Yuka Igarashi

‘And I never was quite sure who I was or who I was supposed to be.’

Granta Finland | Interview

Aleksi Pöyry & Francisco Vilhena

‘What is often particular to Finnish Weird is that it portrays a realistic, palpable setting which gradually starts to acquire elements of fantasy.’

Brigitte Grignet | Interview

Brigitte Grignet & Daniela Silva

‘Places sitting at the edges of the world are often destroyed in the name of so-called development.’

Mark Gevisser and Jonny Steinberg | Podcast

Mark Gevisser & Jonny Steinberg

Mark Gevisser and Jonny Steinberg discuss recent South African history, their personal relationship to Johannesburg, and their personal relationship to a divided city.

Lauren Holmes | Interview

Lauren Holmes & Louise Scothern

‘Even if you move to the other side of the world, and even if you don’t speak for years or decades, your family is always going to be a part of you.’

Five Things Right Now: Katherine Faw Morris

Katherine Faw Morris

Evie Wyld shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about.

Norman Rush and Colin McAdam in Conversation

Colin McAdam & Norman Rush

‘Who should write memoirs? I have the not-entirely-serious and absurdly restrictive idea that only morally extraordinary people could write them honestly without much shame’

Fiona Benson | Interview

Fiona Benson & Rachael Allen

‘I’ve always wanted to write from the gut, to write instinctively rather than cerebrally.’

David Gates and Bernard Cooper In Conversation

David Gates & Bernard Cooper

David Gates and Bernard Cooper talk about their contributions to Granta 126: do you remember, untricky writing and purgatory mates.

Catherine Lacey | Interview

Catherine Lacey & Louise Scothern

‘It's uncomfortable, at times, to be alive, so I see no reason why a voice in fiction shouldn't be also.’