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    • B.S. Johnson and Maureen Duffy: Aspiring Writers: A Conversation with Maureen Duffy 

      Maureen Duffy; Melanie Seddon (2015-01-16)
      Maureen Duffy and B.S. Johnson met at King’s College London in 1956 when they both enrolled to read for a degree in English Literature. They became friends and colleagues through their contributions to Lucifer, the college ...
    • Bashabi Fraser, Transnational Writer, based in Edinburgh, Scotland speaks to Writers in Conversation 

      Purakayastha, Anindya Sekhar; Bashabi Fraser; Dhritiman Chakrabarty (2014-07-24)
      Bashabi Fraser is a transnational writer who has lived in London, Kolkata and Darjeeling and now lives and writes in Edinburgh. She is a poet, editor, children's writer, translator and critic. Her recent publications ...
    • Between Nepal and Canada: In Conversation with Pushpa Raj Acharya, Edmonton's 2013-14 Writer-in-Exile. 

      Sayed, Asma; Pushpa Raj Acharya (2014-07-24)
      Pushpa Raj Acharya is a poet from Nepal now living in Edmonton, Canada. He is currently a member of the Borderlines Writers Circle/Writer-in-Exile programme for the year 2013-14. His poems have been published in Canada, ...
    • Bilingualism; Creation and Migration; Homes and Nostalgia: Art and Life with Joanna Kurowska: A Polish-American perspective. 

      Joanna Kurowska; Sharma, Sunil (2016-01-21)
      Joanna Kurowska is the author of seven critically acclaimed volumes of poetry, Stained Glass (coming March 2016); Intricacies (coming November 2015); The Butterfly's Choice (Broadstone Books, 2015); Inclusions (Cervena ...
    • A Bosnian refugee who became a great story-teller: Adnan Mahmutovic on what drives him as a person and author 

      Mahmutovic, Adnan; Sharma, Sunil (2015-01-16)
      Adnan Mahmutovic is fast becoming a literary phenomenon across the Anglophonic world, courtesy a strong narrative voice that is unique and spotlights the human endurance in most extreme conditions, including war, ethnic ...
    • 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 ...
    • Dissecting Literature with Noted Bilingual Sri Lankan Writer Daya Dissanayake 

      Daya Dissanayake; Sharma, Sunil (2014-07-24)
      Daya Dissanayake - three times winner of the State Literary Award, given by the Ministry of Cultural Affairs in Sri Lanka, and of the SAARC (South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation) Award 2013 - is a dissident who ...
    • ‘Drama is most certainly not a flourishing genre in Canadian Literature’: Allison McWood interfacing. 

      Allison McWood; R.P. Singh (2015-07-23)
      Allison McWood is a full-time, multi award-winning playwright, screenwriter and librettist from Ontario, Canada, who takes a particular interest in farce and satire. Allison holds an honours degree in English Literature ...
    • I, the dark woman, in the trajectory of your consciousness: Indian born British poet Usha Kishore in conversation with Sutapa Chaudhuri 

      Chaudhuri, Sutapa; Usha Kishore (2014-07-24)
      Indian born Usha Kishore is an award winning British poet, writer and translator and a well-known voice in contemporary Indian Writing in English. Usha now lives on the Isle of Man, where she teaches English in a Secondary ...
    • In Conversation with Professor Mohammad A. Quayum 

      Haque, Md Rezaul; Mohammad Quayum (2014-07-24)
      Professor Mohammad A. Quayum teaches in the Department of English Language and Literature at the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). A gifted student of literature with an impressive academic record at ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • In Conversation with Vijay Kumar Roy 

      Harle, Rob; Vijay Roy, Kumar (2015-07-23)
      Vijay Kumar Roy (b. 1978) has been recently honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award by Indian Institute of Oriental Heritage, and Poet of the Month in the February 2015 issue of Poets International. He is editor-in-chief ...
    • In Deep Waters with Kerryn Goldsworthy, Freelance Writer and Critic 

      Dooley, Gillian Mary; Goldsworthy, Kerryn (2016-07-26)
      Kerryn Goldsworthy has been a freelance writer and critic based in Adelaide since 1998. She is a regular book reviewer for the Fairfax press, Australian Book Review (ABR), and the Sydney Review of Books. She was the editor ...
    • An Interview with Andreas Albrecht 

      Andreas Albrecht; Heide Fruth-Sachs (2016-07-26)
      Andreas Albrecht was born in 1951 in Cottbus, and he grew up in the Deutsche Demokratische Republik (DDR), East Germany. He has written radio dramas, novels, short stories and poetry. In 1997 he was the recipient of the ...
    • 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. ...
    • Interview with Canadian Poet and Playwright Henry Beissel 

      Heide Fruth-Sachs; Henry Beissel (2015-01-16)
      Over the past two years Henry Beissel has been invited to more than 20 German (and Polish) universities for readings. He has the ability to make people love demanding literature; in fact the students of the Canadian ...
    • 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 ...
    • An Interview with Jean-François Vernay 

      Christopher Ringrose; Vernay, Jean-Francois (2016-07-26)
      The second edition of Jean-François Vernay’s book A Brief Take on the Australian Novel (Adelaide: Wakefield Press) was released in 2016. This incisive history of Australian fiction is remarkable for a relatively young ...
    • Interview with Jim Crace 

      Jim Crace; Sameerah Mahmood (2015-01-16)
      Jim Crace was born in Hertfordshire in 1946 and is the author of 11 novels. This interview took place on 10 July 2013. Before becoming a novelist, he worked as a freelance journalist, and wrote educational plays and a ...