Aysegül Savas Pays Attention to Life

February 21, 2022 | 1 book mentioned

At Electric Literature, Aysegül Savas discusses her newest novel, White on White, which follows a young student observing the creativity and madness of a painter. “I do want the book overall to have a painterly quality, which is something that you can do with language.” Savas says. “I think this is how you transfer another medium on your writing. By paying attention to life. You know, the types of things that painters do, you can also do as a writer: you can pay attention to objects, you can pay attention to dimensions.”

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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