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Twenty Questions with M. John Harrison

If you could make a change to anything you’ve written over the years, what would it be? Graham Greene was right, you just shouldn’t publish your first three novels

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Jesmyn Ward

Twenty Questions with Jesmyn Ward

What author do you think is most underrated? Name most women writers. Name most writers of colour or queer writers or writers from marginalized communities

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Ottessa Moshfegh

Twenty Questions with Ottessa Moshfegh

Is there any book, written by someone else, that you wish you’d written? No, but sometimes I wish I hadn’t written my own

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Twenty Questions with Michael Scott

Twenty Questions with Michael Scott

If you could make a change to anything you’ve written over the years, what would it be? I would start by changing the title of my 2014 book!

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 Amit Chaudhuri

Twenty Questions with Amit Chaudhuri

Which of your contemporaries will be read 100 years from now? Joni Mitchell will be discovered and rediscovered several times

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Twenty Questions with Nicola Barker

If you could be a writer in any time and place, when and where would it be? Before the mobile phone

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Twenty Questions with Roddy Doyle

What author do you think is most underrated? Elizabeth Taylor – a great novelist with an unfortunate name

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Twenty Questions with David Hayden

Twenty Questions with David Hayden

What will your field look like twenty-five years from now? Either very different, or very much the same. Or both of those things

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Nick Laird

Twenty Questions with Nick Laird

What book do you think is most overrated? Finnegans Wake? I mean, I've tried and tried but come on

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Emily Berry

Twenty Questions with Emily Berry

Which is your least favourite fictional character? I generally find characters who are writers to be extremely insufferable