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Review of The Ghost of Neil Diamond, a novel by David Milnes

And an interview with the author. I spent money like water in Hong-Kong, the restaurants served the best duck I’ve ever tasted and the girls were glamorous and pretty. These days looking back I appreciate that I was almost certainly a disaster on two legs, long-haired with billowing red Harem trousers which I’d acquired on my journey thru India.

Interviews, Writers

Finding ‘contemporary resonance’ in World War I

“There’s no point writing about the past unless there’s some sort of contemporary resonance.” These may seem like strange words coming from Irish novelist John Boyne, who has almost exclusively written about the past and achieved worldwide renown for his book The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, which was set during the Holocaust. But during a stop in Vancouver to promote his World War I novel The Absolutist, he told Zouch that he’s always looking for parallels between the past and the present.

Interviews, Writers

Jim Breslin on Building Up Characters Who Are Falling Apart

You'll recognize the characters in Jim Breslin's debut short story collection, "Elephant," twenty-one stories about suburban life and its discontents.

Interviews, Writers

Bill Grundfest | A Writer’s Writer, A Comic, An Architect of Talent

Bill Grundfest’s sensibility is unique, defiant and courageous. Golden Globe Winner, 3-time Emmy nominee, writer, producer, director, he's a fusion of impeccably timed wit, salient intelligence and kindness.

Interviews, Writers

Interview With Poet Jessica Kristie, Author of ‘Dreaming In Darkness’

Your poetry feels very emotion-driven. It seems you're drawing from your personal experiences of love and conflict. Is it fair to say that you're looking within when you write?

Interviews, Poetry, Writers

Review of The Ghost of Neil Diamond, a novel by David Milnes

And an interview with the author. I spent money like water in Hong-Kong, the restaurants served the best duck I’ve ever tasted and the girls were glamorous and pretty. These days looking back I appreciate that I was almost certainly a disaster on two legs, long-haired with billowing red Harem trousers which I’d acquired on my journey thru India.

Interviews, Writers

Finding ‘contemporary resonance’ in World War I

“There’s no point writing about the past unless there’s some sort of contemporary resonance.” These may seem like strange words coming from Irish novelist John Boyne, who has almost exclusively written about the past and achieved worldwide renown for his book The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, which was set during the Holocaust. But during a stop in Vancouver to promote his World War I novel The Absolutist, he told Zouch that he’s always looking for parallels between the past and the present.

Interviews, Writers

Jim Breslin on Building Up Characters Who Are Falling Apart

You'll recognize the characters in Jim Breslin's debut short story collection, "Elephant," twenty-one stories about suburban life and its discontents.

Interviews, Writers

Bill Grundfest | A Writer’s Writer, A Comic, An Architect of Talent

Bill Grundfest’s sensibility is unique, defiant and courageous. Golden Globe Winner, 3-time Emmy nominee, writer, producer, director, he's a fusion of impeccably timed wit, salient intelligence and kindness.

Interviews, Writers

Interview With Poet Jessica Kristie, Author of ‘Dreaming In Darkness’

Your poetry feels very emotion-driven. It seems you're drawing from your personal experiences of love and conflict. Is it fair to say that you're looking within when you write?

Interviews, Poetry, Writers

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