TAKING FIVE (OR SIX) WITH KARI GISLASON

AWM recently spoke to Kari Gislason, writer and academic, about writing habits, travel writing, and his two books. Kari’s memoir, The Promise of Iceland, is a powerful tale of family origins and place, which highlights Kari’s ability to capture the stark beauty of Icelandic landscapes on the page. His second book, The Ash Burner, is … Continue reading »

TAKING FIVE WITH MICHAEL KATAKIS

AWM recently spoke to writer Michael Katakis whose most recent book, A Thousand Shards of Glass, has just been published in the US. In this interview, Michael describes the pleasures of travel observations and the benefits of writing them down. Michael is a writer and photographer and also manages Ernest Hemingway’s literary estate. His writing is … Continue reading »