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    • Writers in Conversation, February 2014: Contributors (interviewers) 

      Unknown author (2014-01-22)
      List of interviewers for the first issue of Writers in Conversation (February 2014)
    • Ruth Starke in conversation with Hannah Kent 

      Starke, Ruth; Kent, Hannah (2014-01-24)
      Hannah Kent has enjoyed enormous international success with her first novel, Burial Rites, a reimagining of the life and death of Agnes Magnusdottir, the last woman to be executed in Iceland for murder. Published in Australia ...
    • A Kind of Craziness: Susanna Moore on Women, Writing, Sex and Feminism 

      Maya Linden; Susanna Moore (2014-01-24)
      The closing scene of Susanna Moore's 1995 novel, In The Cut, remains one of the most shocking and powerfully written episodes of sexual violence by a contemporary female author. Narrator, Frannie Avery, watches as her ...
    • Interview with Bill Gammage, 28 October 2013 

      Lennox, Rowena; Bill Gammage (2014-01-24)
      Bill Gammage is a historian and Adjunct Professor in the Humanities Research Centre at the Australian National University. He taught history at the University of Papua New Guinea, the University of Adelaide and the ANU. ...
    • Sudeep Sen: an Interview 

      Ziaul Karim; Sudeep Sen (2014-01-24)
      An in-depth interview with poet, editor and critic Sudeep Sen, discussing his various books, postcolonial theory, and form. Extensive quotations from his poetry are included.
    • Jane Montgomery Griffiths' Theatrical Poetics 

      Autumn Royal; Jane Montgomery Griffiths (2014-01-24)
      As scholar of the Classics and drama studies, Jane Montgomery Griffiths has devoted much of her artistic practice to interpreting the voices of women who have either been censored or misinterpreted throughout history. ...
    • When Patriarchy Strikes: An Exclusive Interview with Qaisra Shahraz 

      Yasser Arafath; Qaisra Shahraz (2014-01-24)
      Qaisra Shahraz is a UK-based novelist, activist and educationist. She was born in Pakistan and has spent most of her life in the Western world. Qaisra Shahraz as an author and intellectual represents the New Age Muslim ...
    • Writing a Life Between Gender Lines Conversations with A. Revathi about her autobiography The Truth About Me: A Hijra Life Story 

      Prabhu, Gayathri; A. Revathi (2014-01-24)
      A. Revathi was born physiologically male but felt and behaved like a girl - this is how she tells her story, as will be clear from the interview below. Nearly her whole childhood, spent in a village in Salem district of ...
    • Peter Stansky, historian and writer, in conversation: George Orwell and the Spanish Civil War. 

      Burrowes, Darryl; Stansky, Peter (2014-01-24)
      Peter Stansky is an eminent Emeritus Professor of History, specialising in Modern British History, who has been at Stanford University since 1968. I sought him out for his expertise on Orwell while researching at the Hoover ...
    • In conversation with Shyamala Gogu , Dalit feminist writer, Poet, and Activist 

      Rajkumar Eligedi; Shyamala Gogu (2014-01-24)
      Shyamala Gogu is a Dalit feminist writer, poet, and Activist in Andhra Pradesh, India. She edited Nallapoddu:Dalitha Sthreela Sahityam 1921-2002 (Black Dawn: Dalit women's writings, 1921-2002). It was followed by ...
    • 'Setting off fireworks over a mysterious city': An Interview with Kathleen Winter 

      James Bailey; Kathleen Winter (2014-01-24)
      Winter was born in Bill Quay in the north of England in 1960, but moved to Newfoundland in eastern Canada at the age of eight. Her novella, Where is Mario, was published in 1987, and two works of creative non-fiction ...
    • In conversation with Rob Harle 

      Sharma, Sunil; Harle, Rob (2014-01-24)
      The versatile Nimbin Valley-based Australian thinker, painter, sculptor, writer, reviewer, cover-page designer and a re-born, restive poet, the much-in-demand Rob Harle is rapidly getting global critical attention for the ...
    • An Interview with Marion Halligan 

      Greaves, Robyn; Marion Halligan (2014-01-24)
      Australian author Marion Halligan began publishing fiction later in life. She has won numerous awards for her writing, including the Age Book of the Year for Lovers' Knots in 1992. More recently her work has appeared in ...
    • An Interview with Marlon L. Fick 

      Ward, Christopher; Marlon L. Fick (2014-01-24)
      A conversation with a Fellow for the National Endowment for the Arts in Writing for the United States as well as Mexico (ConaCulta), Marlon L. Fick. Fick is the author of several books, including translations, volumes of ...
    • An Interview with Zoe Fairbairns 

      Turner, Nick; Zoe Fairbairns (2014-01-24)
      Zoe Fairbairns writes novels and short stories, as well as political pieces, fiction reviews, and a radio play. Overall, Zoe Fairbairns's fiction, which is the focus of this interview, can be identified as feminist in its ...
    • An Interview with Dame Margaret Drabble 

      Turner, Nick; Margaret Drabble (2014-01-24)
      Dame Margaret Drabble is one of Britain's leading novelists and critics. She has published seventeen novels, two acclaimed literary biographies (on Arnold Bennett and Angus Wilson), and was the editor of the Oxford Companion ...
    • Winged Words: an Interview with Claire Corbett by David Golding 

      David Golding; Claire Corbett (2014-01-24)
      Claire Corbett has had stories, essays, and journalism broadcast on Radio National and published in Picador New Writing, Rolling Stone, and The Sydney Morning Herald, among others. She was born in Canada and moved to ...
    • They All Begin with an Idea: A Conversation with Andrea Goldsmith 

      Goldsmith, Andrea; Dooley, Gillian Mary (2014-07-24)
      Andrea Goldsmith has published seven novels, most recently The Memory Trap (2013), and Reunion (2009). I had not met her before I visited her home in Clifton Hill, an inner suburb of Melbourne, to record this interview, ...
    • Christos Tsiolkas and the Ghosts of our Past 

      Christos Tsiolkas; Taylor Johnson, Heather (2014-07-24)
      With the arrival of his first novel in 1995, Loaded, Christos Tsiolkas became a voice for a new generation of Australians. The book's main character, Ari - later made into the flesh by actor Alex Dimitriades in the film ...
    • Light on Water: Conversations on Emergent Writing Methodologies 

      John Kelly; Mona Livholts (2014-07-24)
      Mona Livholts is a critic, untimely academic novelist, and social science scholar based in Sweden. She is Associate Professor of Social Work at the Department of Social and Welfare Studies, Linköping University, and ...