Monthly Archives: March 2015

Word meanings: baby

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Mother again: Per Petterson’s ‘ I Curse The River of Time’ and ‘In The Wake’.

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We’ve written in these posts before about our favourite genre “My horrible father.” Now we seem to be on a bit of a roll with horrible, or at least, difficult mothers. Last time it was P.O. Enquist and his God-fearing mama; this time it’s Per Petterson and his unattainable mother. Continue reading Mother again: Per Petterson’s ‘ I Curse The River of Time’ and ‘In The Wake’.

Who’s cross with who in the world of books: Ryan, Fay and Kazuo

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Lots of people are cross with Ryan Boudinet for the frank opinions expressed in his recent essay Things I can say about MFA writing programs now that I no longer teach in one: Continue reading Who’s cross with who in the world of books: Ryan, Fay and Kazuo

Hurray for Ivan Vladislavić

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Hurray hurray for Ivan  Vladislavić , who has just won the 2015 Windham-Campbell Prize for fiction, an unrestricted grant of $150,000 to allow a writer time to work free of financial concerns.

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