“This book has its own life force. All you have to do is allow it to come together.” —Marwa Helal, author of Ante body
“It’s good to know who to trust, I’ve been learning, but also who to doubt.” —Eloghosa Osunde, author of Vagabonds!
“I wasn’t ready for how much this novel would demand.” —NoViolet Bulawayo, author of Glory
“Thinking is really about 90 percent of the work.” —James Hannaham, author of Pilot Impostor
“My Muse is with me always, everywhere.” —Valzhyna Mort, author of Music for the Dead and Resurrected
“Don’t ever find your voice.” —Khaled Mattawa, author of Fugitive Atlas
The author of the story collection I Hold a Wolf by the Ears talks about ghost stories, writing in the direction of the unknowable, and creativity during quarantine.
This week’s installment of Ten Questions features Ryad Girod and Chris Clarke, the author and the translator of the novel Mansour’s Eyes.
This week’s installment of Ten Questions features Ho Sok Fong and Natascha Bruce, the author and the translator of the story collection Lake Like a Mirror.
“The greatest challenge was in recognizing which poems belonged to this book and which did not.” —Carolyn Forché, author of In the Lateness of the World