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. Interview at the British Council Hyderabad, India November 2013
  2. Hong Radio Interview July 2013
  3. Interview with Louis de Bernieres, Hong Kong July 2013
  4. Live Fast Die Young, Panel at HowtheLightGetsIn June 2013
  5. Hong Kong Book Fair interview June 2013
  6. Podcast with Granta April 2013
  7. Error, Lies and Adventure – panel at the LSE March 2013
  8. Programme on Lawrence Durrell January 2013
  9. Interview with Radio Litopia, July 2012
  10. Interview on Woman's Hour, BBC Radio 4, July 2012
  11. Interview on Start the Week, BBC Radio 4, April 2012
  12. Interview on Nightwaves, BBC Radio 3, January 2012
  13. Crunch Festival, Hay-on-Wye, November 2011, 'How to Change the World: Art and Politics'
  14. Crunch Festival, Hay-on-Wye, November 2011, 'Awake in the Universe' - Can Art awake us from our slumbers?
  15. Interview on Open Book, BBC Radio 4, June 2011
  16. HowTheLightGetsIn Festival, Hay-on-Wye 2011, 'The New Romantics'
  17. HowTheLightGetsIn Festival, Hay-on-Wye 2011, 'The Famine and the Feast'
  18. Interview on Open Book, BBC Radio 4, January 2011

Selected recent articles

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

Selected press interviews

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