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Review: Geoff Dyer's But Beautiful

My first memories of listening to jazz are from when I was six or seven, listening to my grandfather’s records alone in the room he had extended out of my grandparents’ home in Christchurch. 688 more words

Book Review

Understanding A Photograph. John Berger.

Understanding A Photograph. John Berger. Edited and Introduced by Geoff Dyer. Penguin Books, 2013.

Thanks to Geoff Dyer who, once again, opened my eyes to what are behind and beyond the photographs. 276 more words


Some of the greats on writing

I know, it seems like I do a version of this post every other week, but I’m like a fly to shit with these types of things. 596 more words

Writing Process

Words from the Singapore Writer's Festival 2014

I’m exhausted and exhilarated after a full weekend of workshops, panels, performances, readings, and discussions at the Singapore Writer’s Festival. Time is short, as I have work pending and things I should be doing other than writing a blog – so until I can reflect on the experience with more ease and depth, here’s a few comments from the past few days to get minds thinking and imagination igniting: 330 more words

On Writing

Reflections on Geoff Dyer, or, Reflections of Geoff Dyer

A couple of months ago one of my many internet feeds popped up an article in the Los Angeles Review of Books about an academic conference devoted to the work of Geoff Dyer, a most un-academic contemporary British writer.   1,671 more words


On Being Pointless: Wrestling with Geoff Dyer

Amy Bernhard reviews an essay classic, Geoff Dyer’s Out of Sheer Rage:

I met Geoff Dyer in the fall of 2012, when he was the visiting writer at my MFA program. 1,691 more words

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