Interview
Monday Interview: Daniel Divinski (Argentina)

Monday Interview: Daniel Divinski (Argentina)

Daniel Divinski es el director y propietario de Ediciones de la Flor de Buenos Aires, un de las editoriales mas importantes en este país. Fundado en 1967, Ediciones de la Flor se afianzaría como una editorial “clásica” del mercado argentino, publicando, por ejemplo, a gran parte de los humoristas gráficos argentinos. Durante la dictadura militar, Divinsky,...
Monday Interview: Khulile Nxumalo (South Africa)

Monday Interview: Khulile Nxumalo (South Africa)

Khulile Nxumalo was born in Diepkloof, Soweto, in 1971. He finished school at Waterford Kamhlaba, Swaziland, and went to University of Cape Town, University of Natal and Wits University. His first poetry collection, ten flapping elbows, mama, was published by Deep South in 2004. His second collection, fhedzi, was published by Dye Hard Press in 2013. His...
Monday Interview: Philip Hammial (Australia)

Monday Interview: Philip Hammial (Australia)

Philip Hammial was born in the USA and emigrated to Australia in 1972. Two of his twenty collections of poetry have been shortlisted for a New South Wales Premier’s Award. He is also a sculptor and the director of The Australian Collection of Outsider Art. DH:You were born in Detroit, but after graduating from university...
Monday Interview: Shukri al-Mabkhout (Tunisia)

Monday Interview: Shukri al-Mabkhout (Tunisia)

Our friends at Arabic Literature (in English) continue their series of profiles and interviews on International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF)-shortlisted novelists and their books. Here, Abdeddayem Sallami talks to Tunisian novelist Shukri al-Mabkhout. Longlisted for the 2015 International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF), Shukri al-Mabkhout’s novel Ettalyani (The Italian) released by Dar Tanweer in the...
Monday Interview: Rafael Chirbes (España)

Monday Interview: Rafael Chirbes (España)

Rafael Chirbes (*1949) es un escritor y crítico literario español, ganador del Premio Nacional de la Crítica 2007 y muchas otros premios. Su primera novela, Mimoun (1988), quedó finalista del Premio Herralde y su obra La larga marcha (1996) fue galardonada en Alemania con el Premio SWR-Bestenliste. Con esta novela inició una trilogía sobre la...
Monday Interview: Robert Merkel (Deutschland)

Monday Interview: Robert Merkel (Deutschland)

Robert Merkel ist Vorstand der Life Media AG und Verleger des Startups frankly, das zur kommenden Leipziger Buchmesse startet. Als langjähriger Manager in der Entertainment-Industrie setzt Merkel auf Konzeptionen, die für die Buchbranche ungewohnt klingen – so ist frankly kein typischer Verlag, sondern verbindet die verlegerischen Arbeiten auch mit E-Book-Store und Netzwerkbildung. Das Interview wurde...
Monday Interview: Catfish McDaris (USA)

Monday Interview: Catfish McDaris (USA)

Steven „Catfish“ McDaris was born in 1953 and worked in a plethora of jobs, from a stint in the army to the US postal service. His most infamous chapbook is Prying, with Jack Micheline and Charles Bukowski. His best readings were in Paris at the Shakespeare and Co. Bookstore and with Jimmy ‘the ghost of Hendrix’ Spencer...
Monday Interview: Sami Michael (Israel)

Monday Interview: Sami Michael (Israel)

Sami Michael was born in 1926 in Iraq. He emigrated to Israel in 1949. Although he is a famous and worldwide acknowledged Israeli writer, Medarabnews was more interested in his opinions and views as a life-witness of the history of the Middle East. He is also the president of ACRI, the “Association for Civil Rights in...