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Interview with Aswini Madhira on Artists and Scientists

I’m please to bring you an interview with my friend and colleague Ms. Aswini Madhira. Aswini is a cognitive science researcher, and an artist in her spare time. She has previously contributed a personal essay to this blog. Today we speak about art and science; and about passion vs. pragmatism in choosing a career. Read our conversation […]

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Interview with Poet J. L. Moultrie

Michigan-based poet J. L. Moultrie has published in journals such as Sonder Midwest, Oroboro, and Terror House Magazine. Today, J.L. speaks about discovering books, writing poetry, and finding faith in his vocation.

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Guest Post: Book Review: Milan Kundera’s *The Joke*

Today, guest blogger Gunah Saketh Parimi reviews Milan Kundera’s The Joke. Gunah reviews books at Instagram, which is how we met.

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Interview with Writer Ana Vidosavljevic

Some time ago, I read Ana Vidosavljevic’s articles at The Curious Reader, a magazine we both write for. I went on to discover her other writing, then her website. I was struck by her honest, fresh writing; by the novelty and freshness of her prose; and by her imaginative and accessible stories for children. I got to read some of the short stories and memoir pieces published in Ana’s two recently published books: Mermaids, a collection of short stories; and Flower Thieves, a memoir. Today I speak with Ana about reading, writing, surfing, and travelling.

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Guest Post: “View From My Window”

Ms. Achint Sharma is a cognitive scientist, a reader, and a trekker. Today, Achint looks out of her window, and shares her reflections and hopes.

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Interview of Me by Ana Vidosavljevic

Writer, teacher, translater, and new mother Ana Vidosavljevic interviewed me about writing. I talk about my fvaourite books, writing routine and aids, dealing with criticism, and advice I’d give myself if I could start afresh.

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New Weekly Interview Series

Every Wednesday, I’ll be featuring an interview with an artist or scientist, hosted on the Artists & Scientists site. With this new addition, I’m up to five blogposts a week. If you’re a subscriber, and you’d rather not receive so many emails from my site, this is a good time to change your notification preferences. […]

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Guest Post: “MEMENTO MORI: Poem and Essay”

For this week’s guest post on Artists and Scientists, I’m pleased to introduce my friend and colleague, poet and writer J. L. Moultrie. I’ve known J. L. just a few months, and we’ve never met in person. But through his writing, and through a long and rich series of emails, I’ve come to know a […]

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Guest Post: “MAKE THE DEMON PRETTY: My experience with Depression”

For this week’s guest post on Artists & Scientists, I’m pleased to introduce Ms. Shilpi Bharadwaj, my friend and colleague. Shilpi is a fellow student of cognitive science, an avid reader, and a talented photographer and visual artist. Shilpi is equally serious about work and fun. She is interested in everything, sees the best in […]

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Guest Post: “Art or Science?”

In this guest post, Christelle Maria Lewis engages with the forces that pull us this way and that, as we home in from the universe of possibilities to select a “suitable” career.