Lisa Halliday Interview: My Piece of Art

In this short video, the praised American writer Lisa Halliday shares her thoughts on a piece of music that has stayed with her since she discovered it in her twenties: “I do think of it as marking the beginning of my aspiration to create something beautiful.” “There’s lightness, there’s darkness, there’s speed, there’s a sense […]

Lisa Halliday Interview: Looking for a Tone

“I like fiction that acknowledges its inability to supplant reality.” American writer Lisa Halliday is widely praised for her debut novel ‘Asymmetry’ (2018). Watch her talk about writing and the writers from which she draws inspiration and encouragement – from Flaubert to Mario Vargas Llosa. Halliday’s novels start with a character, in the sense that […]