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Altruists are Self-Destructive – An Interview with Dennis Cooper by James Nulick

 

Note: all paginated references to Dennis Cooper’s new novel I WISHED are based upon the PDF version kindly supplied by Soho Press.  

 

 

Dennis Cooper is the author of The George Miles Cycle, a novel in five volumes, a sort of Californian In Search of Lost Time. Dennis is also an accomplished film director,

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Interview with Maggie Siebert

MM) Coming from a multidisciplinary background and having such a broad palette of tastes in other mediums, it’s interesting to me that you have a book coming out (interesting for anyone). What made you gravitate toward the written word and stay for literature? Have you always been an avid book reader?

 

MS) Writing a book is the first thing I can remember really wanting to do.

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Interview with Elizabeth Victoria Aldrich

MM) When I met you, you had already been writing voluminously, though none of it was shared. Ruthless Little Things was born before you were even A-list. Tell me about how/why you used to write, and what made you start sharing your work?

 

EVA) You’re a writer, you just write! I don’t know why. 

I grew up in the age of personal websites,

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Round 2 : Interview with James Nulick

MM) You are a brilliant writer. It’s not hyperbolic to say you are operating at a genius level, and we lesser animals can only regard your work with a kind of stunned awe.

 

JN) Thank you, you are very kind. I have accepted, more or less, career-wise, that I am doomed to be a David Markson and not a David Foster Wallace. I was bitter about it for the longest time,

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