Miscellaneous Files is a series of virtual studio visits that uses screenshots from writers’s digital devices to understand their practice. Conducted by Mary Wang, each interview provides an intimate look into the artistic process.

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Olivia Laing: “When I was writing Lonely City, I obsessively played Tetris for hours a day. I thought it was ridiculous, but it turned out to be an exercise in structure, in how to assemble objects in empty space.”