In Conversation | Joanna Kavenna and Peter Pomerantsev | Granta

In Conversation

Joanna Kavenna & Peter Pomerantsev

‘We are real in an unreal reality, which we’re told is really real and that we’re actually unreal.’

Joanna Kavenna

Joanna Kavenna is the author of several works of fiction and non-fiction including The Ice MuseumInglorious, The Birth of LoveA Field Guide to Reality and most recently Zed. Her short stories and essays have appeared in the New Yorker, the London Review of Books, the Guardian, the Times Literary Supplement and the New York Times. She has held writing fellowships at St Antony’s College, Oxford, and St John’s College, Cambridge. In 2008 she was awarded the Orange Prize for New Writing and in 2013 she was named one of Granta’s Best Young British Novelists.

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Peter Pomerantsev

Peter Pomerantsev is a Kiev-born writer and TV producer living in London. He is the author of Nothing Is True and Everything Is Possible, and This is Not Propaganda. His writing has appeared in several publications, including the New Yorker, the London Review of Books, the Atlantic, the Wall Street Journal and Newsweek.


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