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asha-vose's picture
Nov.19.2013
Hello friends!  I'm just finishing up The Circle and Paris Review Interviews III, so we can have some fun together with books and tea (or cocoa, or cocktail!) pairings later. For today, I wanted to reach out to you, lovely readers. I know you're out there, because you've been doubling in...
kim-packard's picture
Oct.31.2013
This is the Steinbeck room http://www.sylviabeachhotel.com/node/36 at the Sylvia Beach Hotel at Nye Beach, Oregon, only it was the E. B. White room back when I stayed there about a decade ago. It may have been the only room with two twin beds, then, as it still is today, with an ocean view. It had...
kim-packard's picture
Oct.15.2013
As I was reading The Paris Review interview (summer 1994) of Alice Munro, I was struck by her strong attachment to Ontario's landscape as revealed in her following comment: One of the reasons to stay now is that the landscape is so important to both of us. It’s a great thing that we have in common...
dale-estey's picture
Oct.02.2013
This caught my eye, though I do wonder about taking three weeks in the month of January.  I picture a more pleasant time in May - or September. It is a contest sponsored by The Paris Review to give an author three weeks to finish a manuscript. I have two novels which are in the last...
robert-sward's picture
Jan.21.2013
    NIGHTGOWN, WIFE’S GOWN   Where do people go when they go to sleep? I envy them. I want to go there too. I am outside of them, married to them. Nightgown, wife’s gown, women that you look at, beside them—I knock on their shoulder blades ask to be let in. It is forbidden. But you’...
lorraine-duffy-merkl's picture
May.28.2012
Read this. http://www.theparisreview.org/interviews/4933/the-art-of-fiction-no-13-dorothy-parker Seriously. Especially the part where she says she "never made it." Even the best of us feels unaccomplished; but saying it doesn't make it so. So much of it seems as though it were written today....
dale-estey's picture
Aug.05.2011
 Elizabeth Bishop, The Art of Poetry No. 27Interviewed by Elizabeth Spires  The interview took place at Lewis Wharf, Boston, on the afternoon of June 28, 1978, three days before Miss Bishop and two friends were to leave for North Haven, a Maine island in Penobscot Bay where she summered. Her...
fran-johns's picture
May.25.2011
By all accounts it was a great party. At least, by an account prominently featured and lavishly illustrated in a recent edition of The New York Times. The author wore glittery Gucci sunglasses, multiple tattoos, a shaved head, fashionable five-inch wedged sandals and a tie-dye skirt presumably...
dale-estey's picture
Dec.07.2010
 The 2011 Paris Literary Prize Shakespeare and Company is pleased to announce the launch of our first literary prize. The Paris Literary Prize is an international prize and any topic is welcomed. Shakespeare and Company has a long-standing tradition of opening its doors to aspiring writers and in...
dale-estey's picture
Oct.27.2010
Paris Review Editor Frees Menagerie of Wordsmiths By DWIGHT GARNER The first issue of The Paris Review under its new editor, Lorin Stein, hit newsstands recently, and it’s a thing of sober beauty. The issue doesn’t contain many surprises — there’s fiction from Sam Lipsyte, poetry from Frederick...