“Writing can be lonely business, but if you have friends who write too, well that changes the picture completely.” Awais Khan, our July Author of the Month, talks to Ebony E. Chinn.Read More
“The subject-matter often teeters at the very edge of what society will accept, and very occasionally jumps off into the abyss…”
Robert Cottrell on Practical Ethics, a blog connected to the Philosophy Faculty at Oxford.
“For me, art is interested in discovering more and more connections between the different phenomena of life.” Zsuzsa Selyem, our June Author of the Month, talks to Rushda Rafeek.Read More
“A model of how a blog can add value to a mainstream publication by doing something eccentric and focused, something with a life and a coherence of its own.”
Robert Cottrell on Adam Kirsch’s Daf Yomi blog.
“It isn’t all beer. Not quite…”
Next stop on Robert Cottrell’s tour of the web: Deserter.
“I don’t want to have an identity. I am just one of the regular people who carry wounds and sadness with them, but try to recover and live. I believe in the dignity of ordinary life.”
In our August Poet of the Month interview, Kim Yideum talks to Katy Lewis Hood (via translator Ji Yoon Lee).
Katy Lewis Hood interviews The Missing Slate’s Poet of the Month, Kim Yideum, with Kim Yideum’s answers displayed in the original Korean.Read More
“There is a dream-like quality to Spitalfields Life. As you are drawn into it, you feel as though you are leaving behind the brightly-coloured East End of the present, and stepping into the black-and-white East End that we know from photographs of a hundred years ago…”
Robert Cottrell continues his series on the best of the web.
“We are always changed by our new homes and those changes affect how / what we write.” Chika Unigwe, our May Author of the Month, talks to Mehreen Fatima Ashfaq.Read More
“Its secret sauce is, I think, optimism. A better world is available to us if only we can do the math…”
Robert Cottrell’s website of the week is ‘Wait But Why’.