In Conversation: Vaughan James
Jun01

In Conversation: Vaughan James

“Creating awareness of water makes people aware of the truly valuable things in this world. It also makes us question our future and the very future of the planet, itself.” Zürich-based photographer Vaughan James on one of his mighty passions: water.

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A Mark on the Wall: High and Mighty is Henry
Jun01

A Mark on the Wall: High and Mighty is Henry

“High and mighty is Henry!” Barbara Nigg’s visual take on The Woolf’s Summer theme: High and Mighty.

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What if your book is the child of two genres?
Jun01

What if your book is the child of two genres?

“What happens when a book is the child of two different genres? Three? How do the authors of this cross-genre fiction get their books into our hot little hands when shelf placement becomes anything but straightforward?” Jim Rushing asks a selection of writers.

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Gallery: High and Mighty
Jun01

Gallery: High and Mighty

“We would all benefit from a clean sustainable environment; however, we can only achieve this by individuals acting in a positive, selfless way.” Zürich based visual artist and activist Vaughan James is featured in our summer gallery.

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In search of Princess Toadstool
Jun01

In search of Princess Toadstool

“With each advancement, the stakes get higher and the problems and their solutions more complicated. The pitfalls are greater in number and better hidden, the enemies ever increasingly clever and indomitable. The things I don’t know far outnumber the things I do.” Author Lindsey Grant on gaming Life as a parent and an American expatriate living in Switzerland.

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Making Tracks
Jun01

Making Tracks

A round-up of literary events in Zürich and beyond this Summer. Compiled by The Woolf Team ONGOING EVENTS Zürich | Bürkliplatz boat station Next meet-ups: 24 June, 22 July, 19 August, 23 September | 13:15 Writers on Board meets one Sunday a month to take the 13:30 round-trip ferry to Rapperswil (return into Zürich: 17:25). For more information about the program, contact buchsara@bluemail.ch Zümikon ZH | location TBD Dates to be...

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In Conversation: Ana Amigo
Feb28

In Conversation: Ana Amigo

“Being an outsider makes it easier to discover things that might go unnoticed by locals. I never really enjoyed taking photos in Switzerland, since everything seems too familiar. However, a danger of misrepresentation lies within this: As an outsider we tend to stress what is different instead of what is similar, therefore creating a bigger gap than there actually is.” —Photographer and documentary maker Ana Amigo

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2017 Short Story Competition: Judge’s Report
Feb28

2017 Short Story Competition: Judge’s Report

“… singling out a first-, second-, and third-place winner is a little heartbreaking. Each story owns its own universe and concerns.” A word from our Short Story Competition judge, Anne Korkeakivi.

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2017 Short Story Winner
Feb28

2017 Short Story Winner

“Miniature glaciers crowd together on the path and I find myself waiting to see if they’ll start to melt, before I remember they’re actually glass.” Read Kate Paine’s winning short story.

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2017 Short Story Second Place
Feb28

2017 Short Story Second Place

“I wake and pick. I scratch and claw and I bleed. Every morning, every day, always.” Read runner-up J. Rushing’s story.

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