All items: Marcy Kahan

I went back to my hotel room, leafed through the mound of tattered pages on the desk, and wished with all my heart that I could be working on something very, very simple.
I also aspire to read a play a day, which is unrealistic if you are a commissioned writer with a Netflix subscription, and a poem a day, which is more achievable.

Steven Pinker speaks with his old friend and schoolmate, the RLF’s Marcy Kahan, about his writing and editing process, why the Enlightenment matters more than ever, why the world is actually better than it used to be, and some approaches to achieving happiness.

Steven Pinker speaks with his old friend and schoolmate, the RLF’s Marcy Kahan, about coming of age in Montreal’s Anglophone Jewish community, the nature of good writing and the 'classic style', and managing a dictionary by democratic processes.

Stanley Donen’s 1967 film Two for the Road enchanted the fourteen year-old Marcy Kahan with its sophisticated humour and daring confrontation of social taboos. But would it seem as good the second time around?

Marcy Kahan shares an exciting writing week with us in this nightly audio diary.

Babs Horton, Neil Hanson, Esther Selsdon, Philip Caveney, Susan Price and David Spencer tell us about why they write, as featured in the Vox section of the RLF’s Showcase.