Posts Tagged: Helga Schimkat

A Life of Words: A Conversation with Chip Livingston


Chip Livingston discusses his new novel, Owls Don't Have to Mean Death, his move to Uruguay, his writing life, and the significance of owls. ...more

Weekend Rumpus Roundup


First, in the Saturday Interview, Helga Schimkat talks to author Eden Robinson about silencing the inner voice of criticism. Robinson, whose award-winning novel Monkey Beach is set in British Columbia, emphasizes the sensory and emotional role of home in her work, saying, “Writing about your community is difficult for any writer.