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Eileen Myles Interview: Writing on Drugs

“If it doesn’t kill you, it will teach you a lot, and I learned a lot from drugs and alcohol.” In this video, Eileen...

Tahar Ben Jelloun Interview: A Writer Should Be A Witness

Tahar Ben Jelloun is considered one of the most important voices in the Arab world. Watch him talk frankly about ever-present matters such as...

Dorthe Nors Interview: Women as Misfits

The prizewinning Danish writer Dorthe Nors here talks about why her preferred fictional characters – single, childless women in their 40s – are so...

Teju Cole Interview: My Looking Became Sacred

In this visually captivating video, the award-winning writer and photographer Teju Cole talks about – and reads from – his work of photography and...

Mariana Enriquez & Guadalupe Nettel Interview: The Dark and The Hidden

Enjoy this conversation between two acclaimed Latin-American writers, Mexican Guadalupe Nettel and Argentinean Mariana Enriquez. The friends and colleagues discuss their literary inspirations and...

Jan Kjærstad Interview: Books as Sharp as Knives

In this extensive video, the commended Norwegian author Jan Kjærstad talks about how important it is to always push yourself when writing and about...

Irvine Welsh Interview: My Books are About Transition

The novels of Irvine Welsh, such as the chart-topping ‘Trainspotting’, have resonated for so long because they are about transition. The characters are adjusting...

Jan Kjærstad Interview: How I Write a Novel

Writing a novel means accumulating ideas and fragments of dialogue written by hand on random scraps of paper. Meet the award-winning Norwegian author Jan...

Laurie Olin on Skills of a Landscape Architect

Olin discusses how to best communicate your ideas. These clips are extended, uncut interviews with landscape architect Laurie Olin and interviewer Charles Birnbaum. The...
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