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Tania James | Interview

Tania James & Saskia Vogel

‘Write the story that unsettles and excites you, that keeps you coming back to your desk.’

Tania James

Tania James’s books include the story collection Aerogrammes and the novel The Tusk that Did the Damage. She has been a fellow of Ragdale, MacDowell, the Sustainable Arts Foundation and the Fulbright Program. She teaches in the MFA program at George Mason University and lives in Washington DC.

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Saskia Vogel

Saskia Vogel is an author and translator from Los Angeles, now living in Berlin. Permission, her debut novel, about love, loss and BDSM, was published in four languages in 2019. She has translated leading Swedish authors such as Lina Wolff, Karolina Ramqvist, Johannes Anyuru, and Katrine Marcal, whose Who Cooked Adam Smith’s Dinner? is published by Portobello Books. Her translations and writing have appeared in publications such as Guernica, the White Review, the OffingParis Review DailyLitHub and Two Lines. Previously, she worked as Granta magazine’s publicist.

Photograph © Fette Sans

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