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badaude
Paris/London/Oxford
Ba'daude (nf); a person given to idle observation of everything with wonder or astonishment; a credulous or gossipy idler
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For International Women's Day, I wrote for the LRB Bookshop Blog on some of my favourite Short Story Collections by women, and for Foyles on Marguerite Duras. I also wrote something (completely unrelated) for Visual Verse, the site that asks... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2014 at Badaude
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...last night. There's a podcast here that I don't quite dare listen to yet, and more photos here. Thanks especially to Lauren Elkin, Shakespeare and Company, and 3:AM Press (now Blue Pavillion), and to David G for taking the photos. Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2014 at Badaude
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I'll be launching my book, Fractals, (published by 3:AM Press) at legendary Paris bookshop, Shakespeare and Company, on 24th February at 7pm, and talking to the brilliant writer and critic, Lauren Elkin. Please come. More details here (scroll down events... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2014 at Badaude
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I wrote an algorithmic appreciation of experimental writer, Christine Brooke-Rose, for Influx Press's Anti-Canon series. This piece comes with a pun warning... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2014 at Badaude
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...two pics from Waterstones Drogheda, and (third one down) from Waterstones, Ludgate. Thank you SO much for getting invovled. (If anyone else would like to send pics, please leave a message below and I'll post them.) Spiral Books Green Apple... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2014 at Badaude
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I wrote a piece about the role of small presses in the growth of UK translation for The Guardian. (This photo by Bruno Ehrs/Corbis of a Woman looking at world map mosaic at the Vasco da Gama monument in Lisbon... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2014 at Badaude
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In The Guardian Glamour Magazine Cosmopolitan Bust LA Times Time Flavorwire Harpers Bazaar Paris Review Blog Dazed & Confused Buzzfeed Bustle Lip Magazine Daily Life Australia Quill and Quire Books By Women Guardian Books Blog Grazia Handbag Goodreads Corriere (Italy)... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2014 at Badaude
Posted Jan 20, 2014 at Badaude
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“We were dreaming of freedom: we woke up in capitalism.” Drago Jančar almost got a spontaneous cheer when he said this at the launch of Dalkey Archive’s excellent collection of short stories, Best European Fiction 2014 on Wednesday. My full... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2014 at Badaude
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I have a new story out at Necessary Fiction for their month of cinema writing. It's about big movie stars... I'm also in Spolia Magazine this month - the masculinity issue - download here. Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2014 at Badaude
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from Matthew Jakubowski, Ron Paste, and Stefan Tobler... The bookmarks have also been featured in Flavorwire and Bust Magazine. Related articles Some photos... Cartes de Voeux Bargain Christmas Print Bookswap Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2014 at Badaude
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of my #readwomen2013 bookmarks, in use by people I sent them to... Thank you Saukura Gooneratne, Katherine Angel, Katherine Stanley, Christina McLeish, Rachel Stevenson. Related articles Cartes de Voeux Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2014 at Badaude
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Last Sunday I thought I'd tweet all the female authors I'd listed on the back of my Cartes de Voeux with the hashtag #readwomen2014. I started wondering whether tweeting the entire list might bore readers, or seem too polemical, but... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2014 at Badaude
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I wrote about their show at the V&A for Guernica Magazine. . Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2014 at Badaude
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are a French tradition - cards sent at New Year rather than Christmas. I'm a bit rubbish at Christmas, but was sent such wonderful cards I thought I'd better catch up. Voeux is French for 'good wishes', but also means... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2013 at Badaude
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I'm very pleased to be 'Short Story of the Week' at Narrative Magazine. You have to sign up, but you can read the whole thing for free. Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2013 at Badaude
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I wrote something on artist Felix Vallotton, here, at the LRB. Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2013 at Badaude
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Earlier this year I made a series of giclee prints based on drawings I did of Clarice Lispector and Marguerite Duras. I have a few left and thought I'd offer them at a reduced price for Christmas presents or whatever.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2013 at Badaude
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I'm excited to have a short story up on the excellent European Short Story Network. You can read it in three langauges: the original English, plus translations into French, by Elizabeth Meuret, and Russian by Weidenfeld-nominated Anna Aslanyan*. Photo (c)... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2013 at Badaude
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I started a weekly short story links post at The Short Review. Here are my first couple of posts. It's a very personal selection so I won't necessarily be listing all the most obvious short story news - but please... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2013 at Badaude
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I'm delighted to say that copies of my book, Fractals, have just arrived from the printer. You can buy a copy here and here. The stories have been reviewed here (where there's also a giveaway running until 12th November), and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2013 at Badaude
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This morning I drew some of the of the people who work at my local caff (which is currently exhibiting some artwork I did for Tate) on my local caff... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2013 at Badaude
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Some of the drawings from my Tate book are on show at Oxfork cafe in Oxford. The giclee prints, made specially for the Tate on attractive buff-coloured pages from Moleskine sketchbooks, are on sale at £30 unframed, or £50 framed... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2013 at Badaude
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...of some illustration work for a project I'm quite excited about. More on this soon... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2013 at Badaude
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My new scarf design for Age of Reason, available exclusively at Tate. Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2013 at Badaude