Elleke Boehmer interview with Deborah Kalb

What additional themes do you see running through the collection?

Elleke: ‘As well as the themes of remoteness and encounter across distance I’ve already mentioned, and also of places and people eluding our expectations, a thread that runs throughout, perhaps it runs through much of my work, is the idea that the prizes we most fervently seek might be closer to home than we imagine: that thing about arriving where we began and knowing the place for the very first time…’

Deborah Kalb interviews Elleke Boehmer, author of To The Volcano and other stories. Read in full HERE.