The Writer's Workspace

  • Piotr Florczyk
    July 28, 2014 | Piotr Florczyk
    While staring at the paper on his writing desk, the author wonders whether he’s building a new Tower of Babel. There is a poem I know, by a poet who shall remain unnamed, in which the poet engages in a dialogue with a blank sheet of paper lying on a table before him. He calls the page all the right things, like “beautiful” and “kind” and “sexy.” The page says nothing. When he touches it...
  • August 29, 2012 | Michelle Johnson
    In this new series of blog posts we open a window into the creative spaces of our writers all around the world, getting a brief glimpse into how and where they each uniqely work through the creative process. In our first installment, writer Sylvia Petter gives a before and after of her workspace in Vienna, Austria.   Sylvia Petter's writing workspace before and after. Mine is a real mess, but...