1. 8 Writers on Facing the Blank Page


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    “It’s like a slightly overweight, bald boss saying: ‘Oy, get to work! You’re supposed to be a writer, aren’t you? You can’t just sit around on your fat ass waiting…

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      Last reading in London before moving to Madrid. On the eve of big vote for UK to stay in Europe. Hopefully. At Xing the Line. I'Klectik Art Lab. Old Paradise Yard. Near Waterloo. 22nd June 2016.

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      • The Dog Hair


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        • the caterpillar by lydia davis - shadow puppet show by tadeyeske/perry


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          the caterpillar by lydia davis from her collection "varieties of disturbance" (FSG, 2007) --- read by chelsea tadeyeske, puppets by chelsea tadeyeske and e. r. perry

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          • 11 Writers: Advice to the Young


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            What would some of the greatest writers of our time advise their younger peers? Find out here where Jonathan Franzen, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o, Richard Ford, Umberto Eco and seven others share their…

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            • Book Dr. Episode 2


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              Episode two, with new referrals for fiction and non-fiction reading. This episode's recommendations: Ta-Nehisi Coates' Between the World and Me and Lydia Davis' Can't and Won't.

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              • Lydia Davis: On Facing the Blank Page


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                “I make sure I never face a blank page.” American author Lydia Davis – recognized as one of the innovators of contemporary American fiction – here shares how she deals with…

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                • Lydia Davis: Shaping Messy Material


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                  Meet Lydia Davis, one of the most important short story writers in America today. She reads from her prose and talks about her family background, her influences, her struggle to find her literary…

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                  • Lost Things


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                    Animated Cover of Lost Things by Lydia Davis

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                    • before coming back into the light and music and dancing


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                      On nine canvases, write nine texts. As many times as the text is written, it must be erased. Once erased, the writing may begin again. Before coming back in is a study of Alvin Lucier’s…

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