Writing Beyond the Self

Writing outside your own experience has received a lot of heat recently. This has been both distressing and compulsive viewing for me, because I find imagining the human experience in different contexts as an important way of reaching out and understanding each other, and humanity as whole.I am compelled to do this by exploring the…

Natural Humans with Cultural Twists

With books spanning two millennia, authoring stories from 12th century France to modern day Russia, author Sophie Masson speaks to us about the weight of history, the experience of the foreign, and the advantages of being an Australian writer. Two millennia—goodness, how startling to see it that way! Makes me feel like an immortal. You’ve recently…