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Sheila Heti and Tao Lin In Conversation

Sheila Heti & Tao Lin

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.

Sheila Heti

Sheila Heti is the author of eight books, including most recently the novel Motherhood, and the 2012 novel, How Should a Person Be? She is co-editor of the New York Times bestseller Women in Clothes, which features the voices of 639 women from around the world. Her books have been translated into a dozen languages. Her writing has been published in the New Yorker, McSweeney’s, Harper’s, the New York Times, n+1and the London Review of Books. She lives in Toronto.

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Tao Lin

Tao Lin is the author of seven books of fiction and poetry, including the novels Taipei and Richard Yates. His most recent book is Trip: Psychedelics, Alienation, and Change.

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