In Conversation: Sarah Wilson
“…Some of the big bombastic milestones were achieved during a time in which I felt very much out of alignment and so I almost dismiss them. When I do something and I feel in alignment, then I feel I’ve succeeded.” Bestselling Australian author, journalist, TV presenter, blogger and media consultant Sarah Wilson talks to The Woolf about the online gift economy, independent and partner publishing, and her writerly habits.
In Conversation: Sandra Ondraschek-Norris
“We draw and paint long before we know there is something called an artist and long before we can explain what it is we are doing and why we are doing it.” Sandra Ondraschek-Norris is a visual artist known for her landscape paintings, at once both confining and infinite; a source of melancholy and possibility. The Woolf asks her about success, and about working with a visual medium—outside the realm of words.
Gallery: The Measure of Success
Sandra Ondraschek-Norris is a visual artist known for her landscape paintings, at once both confining and infinite; a source of melancholy and possibility. Libby O’Loghlin asks her about success, and about working with a visual medium—outside the realm of words.
Notes from the Unexpected: Gitarren Total from the ground up
The latest instalment of Notes from the Unexpected finds D.B. Miller feeling the guitar love at Gitarren Total shopfront and workspace in Zürich.
Writing (and Revising) Success
What does success mean to a writer? Do any of us write—or pursue other creative endeavours—without some notion of our effort being recognized, rewarded, lauded? And what sort of outcomes ought we to lust after? Kristen Coros investigates.
15 Years of The English Bookshop
The Woolf talks to The English Bookshop’s manager Sabine Haarmann and Nick Schorp about the history of this Zürich institution, how it has weathered the storms of publishing, and what’s on the horizon.
7 Tips for Starting a Critique Group
Behind every great writer you’ll find … other writers. Kelly Jarosz provides seven tips for forming a successful critique group and why you should.
Goings-on in and around Zürich this Autumn.