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Louise Stern

LOUISE STERN is an American writer and artist who works around ideas of language, communication and isolation. She grew up in an exclusively deaf community. Her first collection of short stories, Chattering, was published by Granta in 2011. She has written works for theatre including The Ugly Birds and The Interpreter, performed at the Bush Theatre, and was commissioned to write stories for BBC Radio 4 in 2012, 2013 and 2014. Her artwork has been exhibited in galleries in Geneva, Barcelona, Madrid, London and Port Eliot among other places, and she is the founder and publisher of Maurice, a contemporary art magazine for children. Her debut novel, Ismael and His Sisters, will be published by Granta in February 2015.



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fiction

September 2011

In the Aisles

Clemens Meyer

fiction

September 2011

Before I became a shelf-stacker and spent my evenings and nights in the aisles of the cash and carry...

Art

March 2016

Seeing from behind: Park McArthur

Anna Gritz

Art

March 2016

In a public conversation between Park McArthur and Isla Leaver Yap that accompanied the former’s exhibition Poly at the...

Interview

May 2017

Interview with Hari Kunzru

Michael Barron

Interview

May 2017

In the summer of 2008, the English novelist Hari Kunzru left London for New York City after accepting a fellowship at...