The Fogged Clarity Interview
The prolific London-born writer sits down with Ben to discuss his process, style, and latest collection, It’s Beginning To Hurt.
James Lasdun was born in London and now lives in upstate New York. He has published three collections of stories, three books of poetry, and two novels, including The Horned Man, which was a New York Times Notable Book. His story “An Anxious Man” was the winner of the UK’s National Short Story Prize, and his story “The Siege” was the basis for the Bernardo Bertolucci film Besieged. He is the recipient of a Dylan Thomas Award for short fiction and a Guggenheim fellowship for poetry, and has taught creative writing at Princeton, NYU, Columbia and The New School. Lasdun’s most recent work is a collection of stories entitled, It’s Beginning To Hurt.