Cathy Otten is a British journalist based in Iraq. Her articles have appeared in a wide range of publications, including The New Yorker, Vogue, Time, The Atlantic, Al Jazeera, The Guardian, The Telegraph, The Times and The Independent. In this podcast we discuss her new book, With Ash on their Faces: Yezidi Women and the Islamic State (OR Books, 2017).
Tabish Khair on the relationship between his creative and critical writing, the ‘new xenophobia’ and the impact of the digital on literature.
Matthew Whittle on post-war British literature and the ‘end of empire’.
Derek Attridge on reading, responsibility and the singularity of literature.
Dominick O’Key and Rachel Johnson on leading critical theory reading group Quilting Points, and the significance of reading Hannah Arendt today.
A podcast on life writing with Georgia Hennessy-Jackson and Jay Prosser.