Matt Flack

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Why I Write

From a very early age, perhaps the age of five or six, I knew that when I grew up I should be a writer. Between the ages of about seventeen and …

Paris Review - Haruki Murakami, The Art of Fiction No. 182

Interviewed by John Wray<p>Issue 170, Summer 2004<p>The author at his jazz club, Peter Cat, in 1978.<p>Haruki Murakami is not only arguably the most experimental Japanese novelist to have been translated into English, he is also the most popular, with sales in the millions worldwide. His greatest novels …

Literature

Paris Review - E. B. White, The Art of the Essay No. 1

Interviewed by George Plimpton and Frank H. Crowther<p>Issue 48, Fall 1969<p>E. B. White and his dog Minnie.<p>If it happens that your parents concern themselves so little with the workings of boys’ minds as to christen you Elwyn Brooks White, no doubt you decide as early as possible to identify yourself as …

Literature

Paris Review - Doris Lessing, The Art of Fiction No. 102

Interviewed by Thomas Frick<p>Issue 106, Spring 1988<p>Photograph by Chris Saunders<p>Doris Lessing was interviewed at the home of Robert Gottlieb, in Manhattan’s east forties. Her editor for many years at Knopf, Mr. Gottlieb was then the editor of <i>The New Yorker</i>. Ms. Lessing was briefly in town to attend …

Literature

A Teacher and Her Student

Marilynne Robinson was my fourth and final workshop instructor at the Iowa Writers' Workshop. After receiving my MFA this May, I left Iowa believing that there's no good way to be taught how to write, to tell a story. But there is also no denying that...<p><i>Illustrations by Denise Nestor</i><p>M<p>arilynne …

Literature

Tag: Writers On Writing

The role of a writer in 2017.<p>How the writer works.<p>I don’t think there’s anything that I’m not afraid of, on some level. But if you mean, What are we …

The rhyme of history: Lessons of the Great War

The Rhyme of History: Lessons of the Great War <br>Margaret MacMillan<p>Published 12/14/2013<p>Earlier this year I was on holiday in Corsica and happened to …

Infectious Collections: Stories And Poems To Convert Any Reader

This post is for everyone who passes right by the poetry section; all the bookish types who haven't read a short story since graduation. We know you're out there — and you're not alone.<p>I'm talking to you, folks who love literature — novel-devourers, nonfiction lovers, proud wearers-out of library …

This Won't End With a Smile: On Tour With Majical Cloudz

In September, photographer Tonje Thilesen traveled with atmospheric pop duo Majical Cloudz as they made their way through a string of East Coast tour dates, from New York City to Montreal. The following gallery features shots of frontman Devon Welsh and producer Matthew Otto both on and off stage, …

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