Alexandra Kleeman Uses Interruptions Strategically

August 4, 2021

At Tank Magazine, Alexandra Kleeman discusses her second novel, Something New Under the Sun, with Guy Mackinnon-Little, and how shifting between different projects allows her creativity to flow freely. “I’ve learned that my writing thrives in spaces where I can use interruption strategically to move about within the mental space of writing without entirely leaving it,” Kleeman says, “mostly by moving between projects, which allows me to take a breath from one line of thought that has been wrung out in order to focus in on another, unexhausted space.”

is a writer and illustrator. She is the author of two illustrated books, Last Night's Reading (Penguin Books, 2015) and Sanpaku (Archaia 2018).

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