Less in Ordinary Time
Nov28

Less in Ordinary Time

“Cowbells have a constancy, yet they are arrhythmic, a subtle protest against the Swiss clockwork of the cities. It’s a mindful cue to ‘think less in ordinary time’ of lockstep and paced life, of hours and minutes, appointments and regularities.” Caitlin Krause pens a dreamscape that brings us back to the beginnings of time—and ourselves.

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Autumn WriteCon: A round-up
Nov28

Autumn WriteCon: A round-up

“Have you thought about how suspense is created in a book? Or why you become engaged and care about the characters? These are things an author controls and creates quite intentionally.” Catherine Szentkuti and Meredith Wadley-Suter give a round-up of the Fiction and Memoir/Non-Fiction workshops from this Autumn’s WriteCon.

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In Conversation: Paul Neale
Jun03

In Conversation: Paul Neale

Paul Neale, contemporary artist, discusses red lines and coded environments, fractured figures and distorted bodies, and how pre-existing imagery adds texture to perception.

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In Conversation: Padraig Rooney
Jun03

In Conversation: Padraig Rooney

Switzerland-based Irish poet Padraig Rooney expands on the themes behind The Gilded Chalet, talking con-men and le Carré and the coherence of disparate times.

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Gallery: Borders
Jun03

Gallery: Borders

We are honoured to showcase a selection of visual artist Paul Neale’s rich, cross-media works in our summer edition Gallery.

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Geneva Writers’ Conference
Jun03

Geneva Writers’ Conference

Short stories, snagging agents, indie publishing and marshmallows … novelist Olivia Wildenstein shares her learnings from this year’s Geneva Writers Conference.

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The Borderlands of Identity
May23

The Borderlands of Identity

Novelist Lindsey Grant, one of the original forces behind NaNoWriMo, adds a personal note to the blurring of boundaries, as she prepares for the birth of her first child in a country that’s not her own.

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In Conversation: Jessica Bell
Mar05

In Conversation: Jessica Bell

Australian Athens-based writer, editor, designer and musician Jessica Bell walks us through a deeply chameleonic life of words, music and images.

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In Conversation: Daniel Pieracci
Mar05

In Conversation: Daniel Pieracci

Black comedy, LA-style: organised crime, enchiladas and fruit juice. Zürich-based Daniel Pieracci talks about how NanoWriMo led to his debut novel, Take Your Shot.

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Explorations in a parallel cultural universe
Mar05

Explorations in a parallel cultural universe

In Explorations in a Parallel Cultural Universe, Berlin-based Chris Corbett digs down into the after-dark, dying art of book touring to promote his first novel.

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