The iconic American writer still has much to teach us about memory, grief, and the disorder of human experience.
On feeling paralysed by possibility and romanticising writing.
On the power of truth and resistance in fiction by Arab women.
Finding community in a solitary craft.
Writer’s block, imposter’s syndrome, and ruby-hilted swords.
Can we ever really know our favourite authors?
The beautiful absurdity of writers’ festivals.
The joys of letter writing
Writing your story
How do you write about your own culture with authenticity, respect and power?