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Eli Goldstone | Five Things Right Now
‘The closest I come to meditating is sitting in front of a tumble dryer with a dead magazine.’
George Saunders In Conversation | Podcast
A discussion of the mind of Abraham Lincoln, the art of creating historical voices, verbal improv and writing the afterlife.
Sarah Gerard | Five Things Right Now
Sarah Gerard on Leonora Carrington, shoegaze music and gaslighting.
Sana Krasikov | Five Things Right Now
‘The world is teeming with demons who are always looking for ways to screw with your good fortune.’
F. Scott Fitzgerald Reads John Keats’ ‘Ode to a Nightingale’
Not long before he died on 21 December 1940, F. Scott Fitzgerald recorded himself reading a version of John Keats’ ‘Ode to a Nightingale’.
Gwendoline Riley | Five Things Right Now
Gwendoline Riley on Caspar David Friedrich, sketching and Chekhov.
Five Things Right Now: Cynan Jones
‘A pair of seagulls. I say a pair. They might just be good friends.’
Five Things Right Now: Eliza Robertson
‘For me, astrology’s opened this new language and field of understanding.’
Granta Reads: Angela Carter’s ‘Cousins’
In this Halloween edition of the Granta podcast, Josie Mitchell reads Angela Carter’s 1980 short story, ‘Cousins’. The first in our Halloween series.
Mark Gevisser and Pwaangulongii Dauod In Conversation
Mark Gevisser and Pwaangulongii Dauod discuss Africa’s LGBTI communities, an experience of violent sexual repression, and Afro-Modernity.
Five Things Right Now: Renee Gladman
‘I go here to slow everything down, to study shadow in a space of dreaming.’
Matthew Griffin and Stuart Nadler In Conversation
‘I find myself lately spending so much time trying to preserve whatever is left of my pre-internet brain.’
Astrid Alben In Conversation: Podcast
Astrid Alben discusses her work, the interdisciplinary journal Pars, and developing a poetic alter ego.
Five Things Right Now: Melissa Febos
‘I don’t care if anyone is watching and that’s the point.’
Five Things Right Now: Melissa Lee-Houghton
‘It thrills and delights me that I can now watch concerts I would’ve given several fingers to go to in the ’90s, albeit wonky though these videos are.’
The Irish Writing Boom: Publishers In Conversation
Irish publishers discuss the history of Ireland’s literary journals, short story culture, the fight against marketing departments and the work of fostering literary innovation.
Five Things Right Now: Siobhán Mannion
Siobhán Mannion shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.
A Discussion of New Irish Writing
Peggy Hughes, Sally Rooney, Lucy Caldwell and Sara Baume in discussion about Irish literature.
Five Things Right Now: Katy Simpson Smith
Katy Simpson Smith shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.
Podcast: The Legacy of Communism
Listen to Oliver Bullough, Peter Pomerantsev and Philip Ó Ceallaigh at the launch of Granta 134: No Man’s Land discuss the legacy of communism in eastern Europe.