Next year, from October-December 2020, I will be an artist-in-residence at the Embassy of Foreign Artists in Geneva, where I will be working on a novel, Anatomy of Exile, which I will write in dialogue with the archive of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) . You can read more about the residency here.
In summer 2013, I took a trip with Tony Craze, my father and a fellow writer, to Gurs, the site of a former internment camp near Pau, France.
We are now writing a book about the trip, On Passage, which is composed of a series of meditations on passage: for each stage of the trip, we both write about a moment of our journey, and then reply to the other's text. It is a conversation in fragments. Slowly, we are building up a patchwork of intersecting meditations on the theme of passage. Below the fold is a series of excerpts from my side of the exchange, meditating on Gurs. You can read earlier excerpts here and here.
You can read the new extracts over at Medium, in a beautifully crisp format, or below the fold.