Sonia Faleiro on marginalized narratives, her time as a reporter and how gender influences her work.
‘When you're dealing with a geological context, its age exceeds your knowing, exceeds your comprehension. Deep time is dizzying and vertiginous.’
Rebecca Solnit discusses interweaving personal narratives with the lives of Mary Shelley and Che Guevara, paradoxes and Beyoncé.
Yuka Igarashi talks to A.M. Homes, recipient of the 2013 Women’s Prize for Fiction for the novel May We Be Forgiven.
George Saunders talks about allowing his characters access to goodness, why he avoids ‘auto-dark’ in his stories, and the death of David Foster Wallace.
An interview with Tahmima Anam, one of Granta's Best Young British Novelists.
Steven Hall on the internet, writing from memory and Ian the Cat.
Jenni Fagan speaks with Ellah Alfrey about the care system, her days in a band and how a library van nurtured her love of reading.
Granta Best of Young British novelist Kamila Shamsie talks to John Freeman about love, war and citizenship.
Ross Raisin discusses how he evokes place and inhabits characters in his writing, the difference in his approaches to novels and short stories and his work on his forthcoming novel.
Nadifa Mohamed speaks with Ted Hodgkinson about her first novel, Black Mamba Boy.
Sunjeev Sahota speaks with Ellah Alfrey about his work, Midnight's Children and having a day job.
Ben Markovits in conversation with Yuka Igarashi on minor-league baseball and his experiences as a writer.
Helen Oyeyemi speaks to Ted Hodgkinson about the joys of writing from a male perspective, magic in her work, and how as a girl she wrote alternate endings to the classics.
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