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“Somewhere Else, or Even Here” by A.J. Ashworth

AM: I’m glad to be talking with the talented Andrea Ashworth about her Scott Prize winning collection Somewhere Else or Even Here. Andrea, tell us briefly about the collection, how do you see it, and what does it mean to … Continue reading

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The Sword of Medina by Sherry Jones

Sherry Jones’ The Sword of Medina is the sequel to The Jewel of Medina, which deals with Islamic history through the eyes of Muhammad’s youngest wife, A’isha. The Jewel of Medina shows the importance of A’isha not only for Islamic … Continue reading

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The Method by Tom Vowler

Tom Vowler’s debut short story collection, The Method and Other Stories, won the international Scott Prize in 2010. Vowler’s collection is not only a strong piece of work, but also a promise, an overture to a great writing career. Vowler … Continue reading

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Insignificant Gestures by Jo Cannon

Jo Cannon’s Insignificant Gestures speaks through the half-sealed wounds of outsiders, different kinds of refugees, immigrants in and from Africa, and women and children. Cannon’s stories make readers live through the transitions and transformations of her characters. She crafts with … Continue reading

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BEATING HER TINY FISTS

“BEATING OUR TINY FISTS ON THE BIG HAIRY CHEST OF THE CORPORATE LITERARY WORLD” BEATING HER TINY FISTS is the David Herrle (SubtleTea) Interview with Cantara Christopher, the publisher of Cantarabooks. The interview is here republished with the courtesy of … Continue reading

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People Are Nearly Getting Hit by Beer Bottles Every Day

This Interview with The New Yorker’s Deborah Treisman was conducted by Christopher Frizzelle the editor of The Stranger. Published in Nov 17-Nov 24, 2005 issue of The Stranger. The interview is republished unabridged on Under the Midnight Sun blog with … Continue reading

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A. S. Byatt’s Quarrel with Biography

A.S Byatt, the famous British author of Possession: A Romance, visited Stockholm University in May 2007 to deliver an annual Adam Helm’s lecture, organized by the society of authors and Stockholm University.. I met her once over dinner and once … Continue reading

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