Month: March 2013

John Cleese on Creativity

The five pillars of creativity, per John Cleese, are as follows: Space Time Time Confidence A 22-inch waist Humour See for yourself:

How I Got My Confidence Back, or The Story of Winning The New Quarterly’s Edna Staebler Personal Essay Contest

When I found out that my essay “The Wrong Way” had won The New Quarterly‘s Edna Staebler Personal Essay Contest, I was ecstatic, but also sworn to secrecy. Considering that the piece was published in November and I now also have an interview up on the TNQ website, I think it

Speaking of Interviews…

Read The New Quarterly’s interview with me! The Wrong Way: A Conversation with Sierra Skye Gemma

Interview with Candace Savage

Nineteen Questions just published my interview with nonfiction writer Candace Savage, whose latest book, Geography of Blood, recently won the $60,000 Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction. Read the interview.