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Amy Sackville | The Proust Questionnaire
‘What is your guiltiest pleasure? Is it really a pleasure if you feel bad about it?’
Danez Smith and Kaveh Akbar In Conversation
Danez Smith and Kaveh Akbar share sublime food experiences, discuss their latest collections and ask one another how best to bring community into poetry.
In Conversation: Will Ashon and Greg Milner
‘The techniques of hip-hop are always evolving – does that make it an inherently unstable technology, and is that where much of its aesthetic excitement derives from?’
Sheila Heti and Tao Lin In Conversation
Sheila Heti and Tao Lin discuss writing about motherhood and psychedelics, what changes when you begin to write under contract, and narrative forms that mimic the menstrual cycle.
Katharine Kilalea and Emily Berry In Conversation
Katharine Kilalea and Emily Berry discuss architecture, psychoanalysis and the different types of exposure that come with writing prose and poetry.
William Atkins In Conversation
William Atkins in conversation about his new book, The Immeasurable World: Journeys in Desert Places.
Amy Bloom | Five Things Right Now
Amy Bloom shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.
Karl Ove Knausgaard | The Proust Questionnaire
'What is your most unappealing habit? Maybe all the brain-like chewing gums I leave behind everywhere I work.'
Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi | Five Things Right Now
‘The only recurring emotion I remember experiencing was a kind of manic delight at procrastinating.’
Dominique Fortier and Rhonda Mullins In Conversation
Translator and writer Rhonda Mullins in conversation with novelist and translator Dominique Fortier.
Kamila Shamsie In Conversation
‘There’s a certain adrenaline rush that comes from not knowing.’ Kamila Shamsie on writing the unsaid, the challenges of adapting Antigone and the role of the novel in politics.
Max Porter reads Will Self
In this episode of the podcast, Max Porter, author of Grief is the Thing with Feathers reads ‘False Blood’ by Will Self.
Andrés Barba on Such Small Hands
Granta’s Josie Mitchell talked to Andrés Barba about his new book, Such Small Hands, Gothic and Greek Literature, and how he approaches writing from a child's perspective.
Rachel B. Glaser | Granta’s Best of Young American Novelists
'If you can surprise yourself with your writing then it’s a lot more fun, and it’s a lot more interesting. That often involves creating characters you’ve never met or writing people that are not like you.’