Expat Author Interview with Michelle Bailat-Jones

Michelle Bailat-Jones is a writer and translator. Her début novel Fog Island Mountains won the 2013 Christopher Doheny Award from the Center for Fiction and will be published by Tantor Publishing in November 2014. She has also translated Charles Ferdinand Ramuz’s 1927 Swiss classic Beauty on Earth (Onesuch Press, 2013). Her fiction, poetry, translations, and […]

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Catching Up with David Brazier — The Expat Author Interview Series

“Each of us is moved by [Love] in different ways and every day we are confronted by more possibilities for testing or expressing it. This is what keeps me flying, meeting people, spreading this understanding around.” — David Brazier, Buddhist priest, teacher, prolific author and world traveler. His latest book is Not Everything is Impermanent. […]

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Expat Author Interview with Regina Landor

Regina Landor, originally from Ohio, has worked with aid organizations in Romania, Serbia and now Bangladesh, where she co-founded the organization Thrive to bring lunches to children in the slums. Her story — and her life devoted to helping others — is inspiring. Her book Forever Traveling Home is available from Amazon. ______________________________________ IMBO: Regina, […]

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Expat Author Interview with Alex Pruteanu

Author Alex PruteanuAlex M. Pruteanu emigrated from Romania to the United States in 1980. He has worked as a journalist, a television news director, freelance writer, and editor. He is the author of the novella Short Lean Cuts (Amazon Publishing) and Gears: A Collection (Independent Talent Group, Inc.). Alex lives with his family near Raleigh, […]

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Expat Author Interview with Claudia from Expatclic.com

Claudia from Expatclic.com v:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} o:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} w:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} .shape {behavior:url(#default#VML);} Claudia is the founder and coordinator of the website Expatclic.com. After having lived in Sudan, Angola, Guinee-Bissau, Congo Brazzaville, Honduras and Peru, she is presently enjoying a rich and interesting life in Jerusalem. Claudia has two children and speaks Italian, English, French, Spanish and […]

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Expat Author Interview with Marcus Speh

Marcus Speh Birkenkrahe’s debut short fiction collection Thank you for Your Sperm is out now from MadHat Press! His short fiction, published widely both in print and online magazines, has been nominated and shortlisted for various awards and prizes. In 2013 his debut novel will be published by Folded Word Press. Marcus–who describes himself as […]

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Expat Author Interview with Kathy Fish

st1:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } Author Kathy FishKathy Fish’s short fiction has appeared in Indiana Review, The Denver Quarterly, New South, Quick Fiction, Guernica, Slice and elsewhere. She was the guest editor of Dzanc Books’ Best of the Web 2010. She is the author of three collections of short fiction: a chapbook of flash fiction in the chapbook […]

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Expat Author Interview with Ethel Rohan

Author Ethel RohanEthel Rohan, originally from Dublin, now lives in San Francisco. She’s the author ofHard to Say(PANK)andCut Through the Bone(Dark Sky Books),both critically acclaimed.Rohan also has work forthcoming in the spring issues ofArroyo Literary ReviewandPost Road Magazineand a collection of short-short stories,Goodnight Nobody, forthcoming from Queen’s Ferry Press in September 2013. __________________________________________ IMBO: Ethel, […]

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Expat Author Interview with James Claffey

James ClaffeyJames Claffey, originally from County Westmeath in the Irish midlands, has lived in the US for almost 20 years. At present he lives on an avocado ranch in Carpinteria California, a coastal town south of Santa Barbara. In the Olde World he was a professional racket stringer and worked at Wimbledon for a number […]

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Expat Author Interview with Jürgen Fauth

Author Jürgen Fauth(Important! If this post is cut off at the bottom, reload the page. This usually solves the problem.) Jürgen Fauth spent decades in the American South–my old stomping grounds–and has taken some great stories back to Germany. He’s also published a great story recently–the action thriller Kino. IMBO: Welcome to I Must Be […]

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