Dorothea Lasky and Adam Fitzgerald talk about the Metaphysical I, thigh-burning poetry and the timeless appeal of popcorn.
‘Usually my wife makes fun of me.’
‘I wanted her to be a pit bull.’
‘I’ve always wanted to write from the gut, to write instinctively rather than cerebrally.’
Yuka Igarashi talks to Tao Lin about sense of place within the novel Taipei, his online presence and abstraction and metaphor in his writing.
Charles Simic is one of today's most prolific poets. He speaks with poetry editor Rachael Allen about poetic movements, simple dishes and tragicomedy.
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