Monthly Archives: November 2019
From Fellow Writer to Fellow Writer: “Discomfort” and “Trust”
It is always a special honour to receive the appreciation of a fellow writer for one’s work. The Canadian writer Chantal Garand, author of the novel Natalia Z. (Annika Parance Editeur, Montréal, 2018), which will also appear in Norwegian translation in 2020, … Continue reading
Universal themes in a unique setting: An Interview on “The Afrikaner” by Victor Van Der Merwe
“When it comes to societies like South Africa, there is always something that will contradict your preconceived notions,” says Arianna Dagnino, author of “The Afrikaner,” published by Guernica Editions (Toronto) in 2019. “I think what is happening now in the Western … Continue reading
Science in Fiction or Fiction in Science?
How much science can there be in fiction and, at the same time, how much fiction (that is, creative imagination) can there be in science? A new – rather controversial – study conducted by Australian scientists on mitochondrial DNA claims … Continue reading