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5 Questions with…Joseph Ridgwell (21/01/2017)
The truly great writers make the reader believe in their work, that it’s actually happening even if the reader knows this is impossible. Once a reader invests a certain amount of emotion into the work of a writer then the writer has them for life.
5 Questions with…Gina Berrett (08/12/2016)
He was complex – intelligent, competitive, hardworking, and an incredibly charismatic man. I’ve put a lot of thought into who he was as a man and performer, and this is the basis of the film. He is an American hero.
5 Questions with…James Silvester (30/10/2016)
5 Questions with…Gwil James Thomas (12/10/2016)
I’d be lying if I said that some of the poems didn’t come from a painful place. Though I don’t think I intentionally made them that way. I find that when writing poetry (and more so than any other form) that the poems end up going in a way they want to work. It’s not always in a way I imagined them to be, but sometimes I take a step back and say, fuck it maybe it works better that way.
5 Questions with…Christina Philippou (01/10/2016)
5 Questions with…Adam Ficek (11/08/2016)
5 Questions with…Trevor Kampmann (17/07/2016)
I sort of painted myself into a corner on “The Paris Hilton Mujahideen” and I’m glad I finished it, not proud but close. But generally, I’m amazed that (A) people have listened to what I’ve made and (B) that I’ve been able to work on music for this much of my life
5 Questions with…Emma Wright (12/06/2016)
I think it’s always interesting to see a poet sustain a theme across a series of poems, approaching that theme from different directions. I’m fundamentally very nosy, so if someone is fascinated by something I want to understand why
5 Questions with…Meg Says (23/05/2016)
5 Questions with…Rick Schober (11/05/2016)
Corso was doing things with language that were new and fun, a little surrealistic even. “Penguin dust, bring me penguin dust, I want penguin dust—“ Nobody else was writing anything like that. But I suppose what really makes him important to me is that, indirectly, he got me into publishing which is something I’d been wanting to do for a long time
5 Questions with…Matthew Smith (01/05/2016)
5 Questions with…Deborah Alma (25/04/2016)
5 Questions with…Marc Canter (17/04/2016)
5 Questions with…Sam Whiles and Tom Kwei (07/04/2016)
5 Questions with…Martin Appleby (25/03/2016)
5 Questions with…A.D. Winans (18/03/2016)
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5 Questions with…Bill Roberts (25/02/2016)
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5 Questions with…Hosho McCreesh (03/02/2016)
In the end, the sun will destroy almost everything humans have ever done. Knowing that’s the ultimate end for this species should inform all our choices going forward. It truly doesn’t matter – whatever we do with our lives will one day be undone.
5 Questions with…Dean Lilleyman (24/01/2016)
Johnny Bender. He speaks in something like riddles, but under the seeming madness he points to some big truths, leads us forward, a guide. Like a Shakespearean fool. Can’t lie. I’m very excited about this novel. A love story, a thriller, a murder-mystery, a ghost story. Perhaps somewhere between Hitchcock, Kafka and Under Milk Wood, but me.