Open Page with Michelle de Kretser

Why do you write?

It’s an excuse to hang around books, which is all I’ve done, one way or another, over the course of my career.

Are you a vivid dreamer?

Yes. It’s like going to the cinema for free every night. I so look forward to it. But they are strictly private screenings.

Where are you happiest?

(1) Reading in bed, with a dog at hand.

(2) In a green place, with warm rain falling. (3) With sea views.

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