Sheila Heti & Mark Sarvas (BSS #35)


Authors: Mark Sarvas and Sheila Heti (LBC nominee, Spring 2006)

Condition of Mr. Segundo: Absent, abstaining from Bolshevik operations.

Subjects Discussed: Perspectives, on writing an interior novel, research vs. devising Ticknor’s character, passive protagonists, environmental details, ambiguity, anxiety, on digressing from the historical record, masking fears, Ticknor’s ass fetish, writing an “epic” short novel and Canadian writers.

[INTERVIEW NOTES: The interviews were all conducted by telephone.]

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