How to proceed - with Rachel Cusk!

22. april 2021

How to proceed – with Rachel Cusk!

A new episode in our podcast with Linn Ullmann

In this episode, the British writer Rachel Cusk talks to Kjersti Skomsvold about writing her memoirs and the Outline trilogy, and her upcoming novel Second place. She also talks about form and truth, change and repetition, the feminine personal, and writing without felling like a writer.

Listen to the episode here:

And don’t miss our bonus episode with Rachel Cusk reading an excerpt from her 2012 memoir Aftermath:

You can read more about Rachel Cusk and her works here, and about Kjersti Skomsvold and her work here.

Want more? In this episode, Cusk and Skomsvold talk about:

Rachel Cusk, A Life’s Work: On Becoming a Mother

– Aftermath: On Marriage and Separation

– Coventry: Essays

– The Outline Trilogy
     – Outline
     – Transit
     – Kudos

– Second Place

Annie Ernaux

Mable Dodge Luhan, Winter in Taos

D. H. Lawrence

Virginia Woolf

Kjersti Skomsvold, Barnet (The Child)

Han Fei

Aeschylus, Agamemon

Sophocles, Oedipus

Maurice Blanchot

Søren Kierkegaard

Edwidge Danticat

Emmanuel Carrere

Anne Carson