A literary fiction podcast hosted by authors Jaimie Batchan and Lochlan Bloom.
We talk to fellow writers of literary fiction about process, what makes fiction 'real' and the motivation to sit down in front of an empty page and make things up...
Episode 51 with Claudia Durastanti.
This month we speak to writer and translator Claudia Durastanti. We cover the importance of travel and geography in writing, mapping fictional spaces, translation and the overlap of metaphor between languages.
Claudia is the author of Strangers I Know and Cleopatra Goes To Prison, translated to English, as well as well as Un giorno verrò a lanciare sassi alla tua finestra and A Chloe, per le ragioni sbagliate.
Claudia is on twitter here: https://twitter.com/CDurastanti
And her books are available via Bookshop: https://uk.bookshop.org/books?keywords=claudia+durastanti - or your local bricks and mortar book shop...
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Episode 50 with Miguel Cullen.
Episode 49 with Sara Baume.
Episode 48 with Richard Beard.
Episode 47 with Sam Byers
Episode 46 with Keith Ridgway