“Ukrainian culture — Ukrainian language, Ukrainian books, literature, poetry, arts — is the testimony of our existence through all these centuries … It is still here, and we try to save it.”
“Music here is great, cutting edge. But to get an audience anywhere you need to get covered … Promoting is a struggle, dealing with the lack of media coverage.”
“I’m really dark. Everything I write is dark. Most people don’t know what dark fiction is, but agents ask for it.”
The band Neighbor isn’t reinventing the wheel, but it’s not getting steamrolled by it either.
In the annals of Russian repression, The New Greatness Case was a display of government overkill — until the events of this year redefined overkill.
This is a delightful and moving tale that provides a much-needed bit of relief from the chaotic world we are currently navigating. Back before there was iPhones and social media, two little boys took off on an unlikely adventure that changed their lives.
“As a writer, I was drawn to a subject I can’t make sense of any other way. So the questions swirling around abortion are so close to my heart I just had to write about it.”
“Some women ignored what was expected and forged careers in fields traditionally reserved for men. In other words, they had “men’s” jobs. I wanted to know where that ambition came from.”
An interview with debut novelist (at last!) Steve Almond.
“The play challenges us to think about those we consider our enemies, and to think of them with compassion and understanding.”