• Hind Shoufani / Palestine
    15 Must Read Author Interviews of 2011

    The following selection of Sampsonia Way author interviews published in 2011 feature diverse voices from around the world sharing their views on a range of topics, including the creative process, politics and culture, and their own struggle to defend freedom of expression.

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  • Terrance Hayes
    Dear Paul, Dear Terrance

    An exchange between Pittsburgh poet Terrance Hayes and Flemish novelist Paul Mennes. The writers were the inaugural authors in a new city-to-city “writer residency exchange” between City of Asylum/Pittsburgh and Het Beschrijf of Brussels.

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  • Reimagining Ireland, an Interview with Dermot Bolger

    In this interview Raymund Ryan and Irish writer Dermot Bolger take us through the many phases of Dublin—through architecture, literature, politics, and history. Bolger tells the story of his youth in Ireland founding Raven Arts Press, his experiences with Irish censorship, and how in the 80s an eyesore became a haven for the arts.

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