Tag: Dwyer Murphy
Richard Flanagan: More Corpses Than WordsOctober 2014
The author of Booker-shortlisted novel The Narrow Road to the Deep North talks with Dwyer Murphy about the Death Railway, family history, and the trouble with empathy.
Fiery AppetitesSeptember 2014
The novelist and reproductive rights advocate on motherhood, sex, and the sensuality of restaurant life.
Laura van den Berg: The Odd MomentMarch 2014
The author of The Isle of Youth on Florida, her influences, and the pressures of conformity that female writers face.
A Spring CleaningOctober 2013
When the previous summer’s blackout revealed that Barrett kept his family on an electric well pump rather than pay the town for water, Patrick had eased his mother’s shame by announcing that nothing pleased him better than a bath in the pond.
The Art Of Not BelongingSeptember 2013
The multi-award winning writer on immigration reform, returning to Haiti in her new book, and why Wikipedia is still “micro-categorizing women writers.”
How to Make a LifeJuly 2013
The acclaimed novelist and short story writer talks about sensual sentences, the controversy surrounding his first novel, and why his “enemy is blasé, detached, ironic art of any kind.”
History of OmissionMay 2013
The Pulitzer Prize winner on the intersection of human rights work and playwriting, telling stories that are "profoundly unheard," and why she thinks a lot of writing about Africa amounts to little more than "pornography."
Origin StoriesApril 2013
The Guatemalan writer on his grandfather's escape from Auschwitz, translation as collaboration, and giving readers "the words they deserve.