In this column, we invite international award-winning authors for a virtual cup of tea, coffee or whisky, to unveil some of their art and craft secrets. We begin with Patricia Colleen Murphy, winner of the 2019 Press 53 Award for Poetry.
“Velvet wind, laced with cool silver light and spiced with innuendos of weekend… spurned me on my way to Baileo, a place where vegetables turn into fruit of art at the Cocktail Open Mic.” We’ve got three very diverse headliners this time: a famous Nepalese-American poet, a burlesque performer, and a solo electric guitarist. Fri, 23 Nov, 8-11:30 PM.
“We choose a hairdresser with the same meticulousness as we choose a GP or a therapist ‚Äď a quest as thorough as it is intimate. It took me ten years of life in Leipzig to find such a sorceress.”
Go in for gas… come out with your own novel? #DoItInMockau
“I’m having another sip of tap water. My blindfold mask has fallen, the authors have returned to their word-children and my curiosity has been quenched, as has my quadrilingual —Ā–Ņ—Ä–į–≥–į, Durst, –∂–į–∂–ī–į, thirst.”
The kids’ own passions were ignited by inspiration in various literary and photographic genres, to form a fair, fresh, private philosophy of Leipzig oneness.