Ishiguro Admits To Binge Writing

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Kazuo Ishiguro shares his experience writing the first draft of The Remains of The Day over a four-week period, which he calls “the Crash.” Each day he wrote from 9:00 am to 10:30 pm, hoping to “reach a mental state in which my fictional world was more real to me than the actual one.”


Jake Slovis earned his MFA in Writing from Rutgers University, where he now teaches English Composition. He is a second-generation Argentine American and has spent significant time living and writing in Buenos Aires. He currently resides in Brooklyn. More from this author →