At New Zealand Festival Writers Week, the Israeli short fiction writer opens up about his first foray into narrative non-fiction, The Seven Good Years.
Mallory Ortberg, satirist and co-founder of The Toast, talks humour, femslash, and her conflicting soft spot for Ayn Rand ahead of New Zealand Festival Writers Week.
Inside Sarah Jane Barnett’s remarkable new book of poems, WORK.
On the eve of this year’s Man Booker Prize shortlist announcement, nominee Anna Smaill talks in-depth about her captivating debut novel, The Chimes.
Alex Mitcalfe Wilson charts the journey a book follows when it is published today, telling a story of creativity and commitment through the words of those who carry a text through each step of that path: writers, editors, designers, printers, binders, booksellers, and librarians.
An account of living and writing in residence at Orlando’s Jack Kerouac House.
Two new poetry collections by Annabel Hawkins and Jamie Trower from boutique publisher Makaro Press.
An audience with Xinran, Helen MacDonald, and Carol Ann Duffy; plus, final thoughts on the Auckland Writers Festival.
The Auckland Writers Festival refracted through a dialogue with Haruki Murakami interviewer John Freeman.
Auckland Writers Festival guests David Mitchell, Morris Gleitzman, Tim Winton, and Carol Ann Duffy offer a salient reminder of how writing gives us hope.
At this year’s Auckland Writers Festival, the glass was not just half-full, but brimming, overflowing.
Haruki Murakami talks cats, enemies, and his subconscious at the Auckland Writers Festival.
A conversation about damaging myths, Moriori ancestry, and fluid cultural identities with novelist Tina Makereti.
An Auckland Writers Festival 2015 preview, with selected highlights by our editors and contributors.
On poetry, portraiture, and mourning a Dorking.
An account of the fifth annual Birthday Lecture of the Katherine Mansfield Society at the Keynes Library, 46 Gordon Square, London.
A conversation with the Melbourne-based poet and researcher on robot poetry and what humans can learn from computers.
A catch up with film culture tsar Adrian Wootton, back at the Melbourne International Film Festival to talk Humphrey Bogart, Patricia Highsmith, John le Carré, and Katharine Hepburn.
An interview with poets Steven Toussaint and Lee Posna.
Chewing the fat with Gary Shteyngart at the Sydney Writers’ Festival, plus some highlights from Vivid Sydney’s opening week.