There Is No Capital I: In Conversation with Nathanaël

Tatum Howey: Nathanaël is what we wish we could be. Nathanaël is the consequence or possibility of fruition of our actions. Nathanaël embodies what we desire. Desire makes you aware…

In Conversation: Phoebe Fregoli and Will Aitken

ANNE CARSON, ANTIGONE, AND THE PERILOUSNESS OF THEATRE: IN CONVERSATION WITH WILL AITKEN Phoebe Fregoli: I wanted to start—I know that you mentioned in your book that you were going…

Take Care Of Your Dead: Juliette Binoche, Anne Carson, Ivo Van Hove in Conversation Will Aitken

VIII. ANTIGONE Juliette: Antigone is like a bomb. She has three scenes and they’re like the bombs of the play somehow. Because from that there are consequences. Anne: Reverberations. Juliette:…

In Conversation: Marina Carr

Marina Carr, renowned Irish playwright, visited Concordia University this past November to give a master class and a reading of her work. Carr’s plays, which often involve meditations on violence,…

Women, Epic, Live Wires: In Conversation with Sue Goyette

Halifax poet Sue Goyette is the author of six books of poetry including Ocean, a finalist for the 2014 Griffin Prize for Poetry, and more recently Penelope, published last month…

Durga Chew-Bose: 3 Questions

Sometimes what feels risky to me might seem quite guarded to readers. –Durga Chew-Bose Tess Liem: In your writing, especially in “Heart Museum,” you use repetition to create rhythm and…

Emma Donoghue: You Never Finish Your Research

In 2013 Emma Donoghue visited Concordia for a reading and a master class. She talked about the joy of the archives and the endless research involved in writing fiction. WR…

Cornelia Barber in Conversation with Ana Božičević

What does it mean for the subject of a poem to embody selflessness; to face death with contemplation and elation; to strive to see our screwed up world objectively, but…

Cornelia Barber in Conversation with Cecilia Corrigan

Cecilia and I talked about her explosively polyvocal book of poetry Titanic; poetic methodologies; abjection; intimacy; Epicurean balance; rebellion against the normal tired format of the poetry reading; her performance…

Lynn Coady: Four Questions

Frankie Barnet: Place plays a significant role in your work. Stories like “Wireless”, “Hellgoing” and “Another World” all seem to have an interest in exploring and critiquing cosmopolitan aspects of…

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