In Conversation | Sabrina Orah Mark & Martin Riker | Granta

In Conversation

Sabrina Orah Mark & Martin Riker

‘I don’t know if you’ve ever held a fairy tale in your hand, but it has this amazing pliability.’

Sabrina Orah Mark and Martin Riker on fairy tales, form and the imaginary realm.

Sabrina Orah Mark

Sabrina Orah Mark is the author of Wild Milk, a collection of fiction, as well as two collections of poetry, The Babies and Tsim Tsum. Happily, which began as a monthly column on fairy tales and motherhood in the Paris Review, is now out from Random House. She has received fellowships from the Creative Capital Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Sustainable Arts Foundation, and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts. She lives in Athens, Georgia.

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Martin Riker

Martin Riker is the author of two novels, The Guest Lecture (2023) and Samuel Johnson’s Eternal Return (2018). As a critic, he has written for publications including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Paris Review, and London Review of Books. He is the co-founder and publisher of the feminist press Dorothy, a publishing project.

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