Conditions of Creativity: Rebecca Handler and Vendela Vida in Conversation
The two novelists discuss their working methods, the power of setting in fiction, and the need to find space to write....
Vendela Vida is the award-winning author of six books, including Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name and The Diver’s Clothes Lie Empty. She is a founding editor of The Believer magazine, and co-editor of The Believer Book of Writers Talking to Writers and Confidence, or the Appearance of Confidence, a collection of interviews with musicians. She was a founding board member of 826 Valencia, the San Francisco writing center for youth, and lives in the Bay Area with her family. Photo by Lili Peper.