Do you read or write short stories? If you do enjoy them, why? And if not, why not? Checked out the Cooked Up anthology? Find interviews with other authors from this anthology HERE. Do you have questions for Roy Kesey– about his work, the publishing scene or his experience and advice as an author? Drop them in the comments!
Pippa Goldschmidt is based in Edinburgh. Her short stories, poetry and non-fiction have appeared in a wide variety of publications including New Writing Scotland, Gutter, the New York Times, and in anthologies such as ‘Best American Science and Nature Writing 2014’.
Her novel ‘The Falling Sky’ (published by Freight) was a finalist in the Dundee International Book prize in 2012. Her short story collection ‘The Need for Better Regulation of Outer Space’ (also published by Freight) was longlisted for the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award this year.
Have you read Omar Musa’s Here Come the Dogs? Have you checked out the Griffith Review New Asia Now edition? Interested in writing from Asia? If you’ve been writing for a while, what tips would you give a new writer ? Do you have questions for Omar Musa?
Is it too late for you to skip the writing life? Do you agree with Patrick’s advice? Have you read any of Patrick’s work? Do you believe that chance plays a role in successful art?
Do you read or write short stories? If you do enjoy them, why? And if not, why not? Have you submitted to short story contests? Do you have questions for Susannah– about her work, the publishing scene for short stories, or her experience as a judge at writing contests?
As part of my ongoing guest post series in this blog, Jane Camens, who co-edited the recently released New Asia Now edition of Griffith Review, Australia’s leading literary magazine, recently appeared on Daily (w)rite. Today, it is my pleasure to welcome the talented and versatile Michele Lee, an Australian-Asian playright and author whose work has also appeared in the Griffith Magazine.
Have you read the Griffith Review? Interested in writing from Asia? What do you think about work in English and translated works– do you think enough fiction in other languages is being translated into English today?