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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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Art

Issue No. 1

The Idea Machine: Brion Gysin

Marina Cashdan

Art

Issue No. 1

Painter, performer, poet, writer and mystic Brion Gysin (1916-86) was an early prophet of our age. He was a...

Interview

April 2012

Interview with Grant Gee

Evan Harris

Interview

April 2012

As the theatre is relit and the credits roll on Grant Gee’s latest film, Patience (After Sebald), an essay on...

fiction

Issue No. 1

Beyond the Horizon

Patrick Langley

fiction

Issue No. 1

Listen to the silence, let it ring on. (Joy Division, Transmission) I It is not yet dawn. The city...