In The News: Audio
Marisa Silver – Sometimes you have to change: In the interview, Marisa Silver talks about her time in Ohio (think overcast skies), her background working in Hollywood, and how she became a writer.
Marisa Silver – Little Nothing: In the interview, Marisa Silver talks about the relationship between the film-making and novel-writing, the role of themes in her work, and the nature of her artistic choices.
In Marisa Silver’s Little Nothing (Blue Rider Press), an ugly young dwarf girl transforms first into a beauty, then into a tall woman, then into a wolf. We talk about metamorphosis and how the depths of the psyche intersects with the inner structure of fairy tales. Little Nothing is a novel that risks being a structure of pure imagination – Marisa Silver tells why she took the risk.
Marisa Silver in conversation with critic Bethanne Patrick about Mary Coin on Booktalk Nation, hosted by Skylight Books
Percival Everett, Marisa Silver, and Alex Espinoza all write about Los Angeles and have deep ties to Southern California
Francesca Rheannon of Writer’s Voice talks to Marisa Silver about Mary Coin
Michael Silverblatt interviews Marisa Silver about Mary Coin on the radio program Bookworm
Marisa Silver reads her story “Three Girls” at the Hammer Museum, followed by an interview with author Mona Simpson.
Marisa tells a joke on NPR, then discusses her writing, her dark past as a filmmaker, and her attendance at an exorcism.
Marisa Silver in conversation with poet and memoirist Meghan O’Rourke
Writers Voice spends the hour with fiction writer Marisa Silver, talking about the craft of writing, her new collection of short stories Alone With You and her 2008 novel, The God of War.