JUST OUT
with introductions by Joanna Kavenna

Articles and Interviews

  1. Radio and TV
  2. Selected recent articles
  3. Selected press interviews
  4. Short Fiction and Excerpts

Writing and interviews from the more remote past are archived variously on the Internet.

Radio and TV

  1. August 2014 BBC3 ‘Proms’ Series, Iceland
  2. July 2014, Radio Eins, Germany
  3. ‘Can Science Explain Consciousness’ – June 2014
  4. ‘A Field Guide to Reality’ - June 2014
  5. True to Myself' – with Hilary Lawson and Parashkev Nachev – June 2014
  6. ‘Beyond the Machine’ with Colin Blakemore and Rupert Sheldrake – June 2014
  7. Interview at the British Council Hyderabad, India November 2013
  8. Hong Radio Interview July 2013
  9. Interview with Louis de Bernieres, Hong Kong July 2013
  10. Live Fast Die Young, Panel at HowtheLightGetsIn June 2013
  11. Hong Kong Book Fair interview June 2013
  12. Podcast with Granta April 2013
  13. Error, Lies and Adventure – panel at the LSE March 2013
  14. Programme on Lawrence Durrell January 2013
  15. Interview with Radio Litopia, July 2012
  16. Interview on Woman's Hour, BBC Radio 4, July 2012
  17. Interview on Start the Week, BBC Radio 4, April 2012
  18. Interview on Nightwaves, BBC Radio 3, January 2012
  19. Crunch Festival, Hay-on-Wye, November 2011, 'How to Change the World: Art and Politics'
  20. Crunch Festival, Hay-on-Wye, November 2011, 'Awake in the Universe' - Can Art awake us from our slumbers?
  21. Interview on Open Book, BBC Radio 4, June 2011
  22. HowTheLightGetsIn Festival, Hay-on-Wye 2011, 'The New Romantics'
  23. HowTheLightGetsIn Festival, Hay-on-Wye 2011, 'The Famine and the Feast'
  24. Interview on Open Book, BBC Radio 4, January 2011

Selected recent articles

  1. On my Father, Guardian, December 2014
  2. On Enrique Vila-Matas, Slightly Foxed, December 2014
  3. On Jane Smiley, Spectator, November 2014
  4. On Marilynne Robinson, Literary Review, October 2014
  5. On Shackleton, Spectator, October 2014
  6. On Ian McEwan, Prospect, September 2014
  7. On the Digital Self, New Scientist, September 2014
  8. On David Mitchell, Telegraph, August 2014
  9. On Ali Smith, Prospect, August 2014
  10. On Peter Matthiessen, Literary Review, June 2014
  11. On Al Gore, Arc Magazine, March 2014
  12. On Siri Hustvedt, Literary Review, March 2014
  13. On Karl Ove Knausgaard, Prospect, March 2014
  14. On E L Doctorow, Prospect December 2013
  15. On Tim Cope and travel writing, Spectator December 2013
  16. On cross-country skii-ing, Intelligent Life December 2013
  17. On Doris Lessing, Telegraph November 2013
  18. Review of Year Zero by Ian Buruma, Spectator, November 2013
  19. On Machiavelli, Spectator,  July 2013
  20. On Rebecca Solnit, Literary Review, July 2013
  21. 'Flights of the Imagination' – a literary tour of the remote North, Telegraph June 2013
  22. On Jay Griffiths, Literary Review
  23. On W. G. Sebald, Spectator
  24. Rooms That have Had their Part -  on weathering office life, Granta May 2013
  25. On the demise of publishing, Independent May 2013
  26. 'Diary', Spectator January 2013
  27. 'Homage to the Goddess Mother', Spectator November 2012
  28. 'May We Be Forgiven,' Literary Review October 2012
  29. 'Things Fall Apart' - the novels of Enrique Vila-Matas, New Yorker, September 2012
  30. 'The Pinecone,' Telegraph, September 2012
  31. 'My Friend the Freak,' Untitled Books September 2012
  32. 'The London Games,' American Prospect July 2012
  33. 'The Wanderings of a Contented Generation,' Guardian July 2012
  34. 'Names for the Sea,' Literary Review July 2012
  35. 'The Sin of Laughter,' Writer's Hub July 2012
  36. 'You have Nothing to Lose but Your USP!' Huffington Post June 2012
  37. 'Squashing the Toad' Huffington Post May 2012 
  38. 'Inflated Dreams,' Spectator March 2012
  39. 'An Honourable Man,' Literary Review March 2012
  40. 'New Finnish Grammar,' Literary Review October 2011
  41. 'All That I Am,' Observer September 2011
  42. 'Heroes of the Ice Age,' Spectator August 2011
  43. 'Pseudonymously Yours' - the work of John Banville, New Yorker July 2011
  44. 'Taboo and Danger,' Guardian July 2011
  45. 'The Trail Goes Cold,' Spectator April 2011
  46. 'Home Births,' Observer January 2011
  47. 'In Deep Trouble,' Spectator November 2010
  48. 'Author Author,' Guardian June 2010
  49. 'Ms Hempel,' Guardian April 2010

Selected press interviews

  1. Elevating Irony' – iai.tv July 2014
  2. Festival Highlights' – Prospect, June 2014
  3. Interview with the Daily News Colombo, February 2014
  4. Interview with The Hindu December 2013
  5. Interview with the New Indian Express December 2013
  6. Interview with The Hindu November 2013
  7. Interview with Slightly Bookist October 2013
  8. Interview with Female First May 2013
  9. Interview with the Guardian, July 2012
  10. Interview on Female First July 2012
  11. Interview on Book Oxygen June 2012
  12. Interview with Literateur August 2011
  13. Interview with Bookmunch May 2011
  14. Interview with the Guardian June 2010
  15. Podcast with the Guardian, June 2010 
  16. Interview with PSB, 'Need to Know,' June 2010
  17. Interview with the Oxford Times June 2010
  18. Interview with Reuters, May 2010
  19. Interview on The Thought Fox April 2010
  20. Interview with the Guardian June 2008
  21. Interview with the Guardian June 2008
  22. Interview with the Independent June 2008
  23. Interview with Booktrust January 2008

Short Fiction and Excerpts

  1. 'Images of Undiluted Love' – short story for the New Scientist December 2013
  2. 'Cassandra White is not a virtuous widow' - excerpt from Come to the Edge published by Litro June 2012
  3. 'Barthelme' - short story commissioned by the Guardian, April 2011 
  4. 'The Hermit' - excerpt from The Birth of Love June 2010
  5. 'Clocking Off' - excerpt from Inglorious published in the Guardian June 2008
  6. 'Only the Past is Immortal' - excerpt from The Ice Museum published in the Guardian August 2005


©2012 Joanna Kavenna