Interview: Kevin Barry

A smart writer keeps his overheads low.

What’s the best writing advice you’ve ever received?
Annie Dillard said once that the only advice any writer needs is to keep your overheads low. In our present epoch, this means you have to be very, very careful about where you choose to live. I live cheaply in the rural north west of Ireland and this means I don’t have to teach, I can just write. 

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