Bonus episode: A Reading by Anne Carson
In this bonus episode, Anne Carson reads her poem "We Need To Talk", inspired by a dance choreographed by Dimitris Papaioannou.
Anne Carson & Robert Currie
Season 2, Ep. 8
For the first time in the How to Proceed podcast, we have not only one guest, but two! Namely poet and classicist Anne Carson and her partner and collaborator, Robert Currie. Together, they talk to guest moderator John Freeman about translating words into other forms, about love, about the color red - and green, and about the strangeness of working in a new landscape.Be sure to check out our show notes for this episode here.
Bonus episode: A reading by Rachel Cusk
Listen to Rachel Cusk reading an excerpt from her 2012 memoir Aftermath.
Season 2, Ep. 7
Rachel Cusk talks to Kjersti Skomsvold about writing her memoirs and the Outline trilogy, and her upcoming novel Second place. She also talks about form and truth, change and repetition, the feminine personal and writing without felling like a writer. Read more about Cusk, Skomsvold and everything they talked about in our show notes for this episode.
Season 2, Ep. 6
In this episode, the Haitian-American writer Edwidge Danticat talks to our guest interviewer, writer and editor John Freeman, about mourning and death, about birds and migration, about literary ancestors - and Toni Morrison.Read more about Danticat, Freeman and everything they talked about in our show notes.
Listen to Deborah Levy read, first an excerpt from her memoir The Cost of Living, and then an excerpt from Swimming Home.Music by Kingocito and Sandra Kolstad. Artwork by Julius Vidarssønn Langhoff.
Season 2, Ep. 5
Our guest in this episode is the British writer Deborah Levy. She talks to Linn Ullmann about living and writing in lock-down, about intimacy and formality, the personal and political, and how “The “I” is always a we. She also talks about mothers, swimming and how it takes someone leaving to understand them better. Be sure to check out our show notes for more information and links to what they talk about.