" I write because I was a lonely child and an angry teenager. I write to start a war and make peace. I write to remember and I write to forget. I write out of rage and into serenity. I write to silence the voices in my head. "
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Athens is my heart filled with life and joy. And color and creation. Athens is... suffice to say I love this city’s guts.
Read an extract from Rahla Xenopoulos’s The Season of Glass ahead of the Johannesburg launches of the modern Scheherazade’s tale.
To Gidon, Tallulah and Samuel...
Anne Schuster, I raise my pen to you and your magnificent flame.
I always say having a book launch is rather like having a Bar Mitzvah, except no one gives you Parker pens. But still, you do a shitload of work, people pitch, listen to you talk, and congratulate you. Also, not unlike a Bar Mitzvah, there’s usually lousy food, but not a lot of it. In my case, they don’t give me Parker pens but I often end up stealing a few Bics. Does that count? The launches for TRIBE have all been fanfuckingtastic.
Rahla Xenopoulos on on "writing good stories" at the Digital Edge 2015.
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