What propels poetry into being is amazement: conversation with Alexander Shurbanov

I met Alexander Shurbanov in Sofia during the summer of 2016, on the occasion of a brief visit to the capital of Bulgaria connected with the publication of a collection of my poems by the Scalino publishers. If I insist on mentioning this detail, it is not in order to blow my horn but to stress that at that...

Reading is fundamental: interview with David Grossman

We are pleased to publish the interview given by the Israeli writer David Grossman, a man of dialogue and peace who has never lost his identity, on the occasion of the literary review "Libri in Movimento in Brescia (Italy) on February 25, 2019. Interview by Cristina Muccioli. The three books we are going to talk about are some of...

The future is a bad path – Interview with seven writers – part II

To celebrate the release of the two anthologies curated by Gian Filippo Pizzo – La cattiva strada (The Bad Path), published by Delmiglio, and Il prezzo del futuro (The Price Of the Future), published by La Ponga – we met him, together the two editorial directors Emanuele Del Miglio and Stefano Tevini, the translator Silvia Castoldi and four of...

The future is a bad path – Interview with seven writers

The future is a bad path
On the occasion for  the anthologies publications, “The bad road” (Delmiglio editions) and, “The future’s price” (La Ponga Editions)- both edited by Gian Filippo Pizzo, we met the staff who supervised the books: the two editors, Emanele Del Miglio and Stefano Tevini; the curator; Silvia Castoldi, the translator, and the four authors Italo Bonera, Piero Cavallotti, Marco Passarello and...

“Room Little Darker”: June Caldwell interviewed by Catherine Dunne

interviews June Caldwell
This month, I’m delighted to feature the writer June Caldwell as she prepares to launch her first book of short stories ‘Room Little Darker’. Published by New Island, June launched this collection of stories on the 31st May in Hodges Figgis. June Caldwell worked for many years as a journalist and now writes fiction. Her story ‘SOMAT’ was published in the...

Barbara Garlaschelli and Nicoletta Vallorani: The Pleasure od Writing – part two

An interview with two writers such as Barbara Garlaschelli and Nicoletta Vallorani is a real pleasure; and when they are together, they reveal the best of themselves, as you will find out as you read on. . We met them in Brescia, during the final evening of the traveling literary festival Libri In Movimento, where we met at the...

Barbara Garlaschelli and Nicoletta Vallorani: the pleasure of writing

 An interview with two writers such as Barbara Garlaschelli and Nicoletta Vallorani is a real pleasure; and when they are together, they reveal  the best of themselves, as you will find out as you read on. . We met them in Brescia, during the final evening of the traveling literary festival Libri In Movimento, where we met at the...

Voice and rhythm – Interview with David Butler

Writing in different genre poses a number of problems, but also opportunities for modern writers. 'It’s  not always immediately obvious to writers in what genre an idea or a voice will best develop and come to life,' says David Butler, who is not just a fiction writer and poet, but an award-winning playwright as well. 'As a modus operandi...

A global peace: interview with Laura Tussi

Laura Tussi is a journalist, writer and teacher, who deals with non-violent and intercultural pedagogy. Together with Fabrizio Cracolici (President of the Nova Milanese section of ANPI – National Association of Italian Partisans - in the Monza & Brianza province), she is the promoter and manager of an institutional project launched by the cities of Nova Milanese and Bolzano,...

Essayists are more inventive than novelists – Interview with Luigi Amara

Poetics of recovery. This is what the works of Luigi Amara appear to be. Amara is a Mexican essayist and poet, author of books translated in Germany and France, such as El Peaton Inmovil (2013), Historia Descabellada de la Peluca (2014), La Escuela del Aburrimiento (2012) and his latest work Una Caja dentro de una Caja dentro de una...

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