Dialects

4 Articles
Sorted by
Tom Murphy by Colm Tóibín
Murphy 01 Body

“All art aspires toward music, so I try, as far as I can, to make a symphony out of the language.”

Tom Murphy by Colm Tóibín
Murphy 01 Body

“All art aspires toward music, so I try, as far as I can, to make a symphony out of the language.”

Margaret Cezair-Thompson by Randall Kenan
Cezair Thompson 01

Jamaica, a truly post-lapsarian paradise, is the subject of Margaret Cezair-Thompson’s The True History of Paradise. Fellow writer Randall Kenan dives into the scenery, the intent and the influences that gave birth to this epic first novel.

Irvine Welsh by Jenifer Berman
Welsh 07 Body

Irvine Welsh has been coined as the acid house badboy of Scotland. He also happens to write like a sonovabitch, a term he’d appreciate. Writer Jenifer Berman and Welsh discuss class allegiance, class betrayal, and “trainspotting” among the muckers.

Two Poems by Lois-Ann Yamanaka
​Katherine Bowling

Aunty Nancy have a baby boy; he no mo daddy.

No more results to load.
Nothing found—try broadening your search.