Elizabeth Baines - Articles and interviews on the web

ARTICLES


GENERAL:

The Complexity of the Novel: Contribution to discussion on The Good of the Novel, on the Faber blog.

Short is Beautiful: article in the Writers' Guild newsletter on the renaissance of the short story

A Confusion of Realities in 21 Journal, an essay on the critical response to Anne Enright's The Gathering

Article for the Guardian Books blog on Elizabeth's search for missing books for the 2011 Guardian First Book Award

Articles in the literary magazine The View From Here:

Creative Writing - Love it or Hate it?

Social Networking and the Writer

The Short Story and the Concept of the Best. On short stories and prizes

The Real Thing On conventional versus experimental novels

A Proposal to the Publishing Industry. On covers and author's names.

Commissioned to Invent. On the pros and cons of the commissioning process

The Stories and the Stars

Elizabeth's literary comment blog, Fictionbitch



ON ELIZABETH'S OWN STORIES
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Post on Unthank Books blog about the inspirations behind the story 'Clarrie and You' in Unthology 5

Contribution to the writers' series on creating a text on John Baker's blog, focusing on the story, 'Compass and Torch'.



ON THE BIRTH MACHINE
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Guest post on the Spectator book blog about the cultural forces affecting publication and the history of the publication of The Birth Machine

Guest post on Nicola Morgan's blog about the history of the publication of The Birth Machine



INTERVIEWS


GENERAL:

Interview on the Unthank Books blog about 'Clarrie and You' and writing in general.

Dan Holloway interviews Elizabeth about her writing processes and general literary matters including the complicated publication history of The Birth Machine

Elizabeth's Normblog profile


BALANCING ON THE EDGE OF THE WORLD:


The Short Review interview in which Elizabeth talks about her story collection, Balancing on the Edge of the World

The Book Addict's Guide interview: Elizabeth talks about being long-listed for the International Frank O'Connor Short Story Award.

Dovegreyreader Asks Elizabeth about Balancing on the Edge of the World and the writing life.

Around the Edges of the World, the virtual book tour of Elizabeth's story collection, Balancing on the Edge of the World

Film: Salt Podcast: Elizabeth talks about her short stories

 


TOO MANY MAGPIES
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Film: Salt Podcast: Elizabeth talks about her novel Too Many Magpies

Salt Reading Group interview about Too Many Magpies

Flying with Magpies, Virtual Book Tour for Too Many Magpies

 


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