A copy of my talk from the third Zhouyi summit forum in Wuxi, China (with Chinese translation).
News, Updates, and Occasional Writing from Will Buckingham
A Poem about ageing and loss, written by one of China’s greatest women poets, Li Qingzhao
A masterpiece of children’s literature about grief, friendship, human difference, and the art of waiting.
Three rules for the creative life: avoid suffering, embrace difficulty, seek out pleasure
Writing fiction is like making bread. You need to know when to knead it, and when to just let it rise.
In a world obsessed with conversation, physical books bring us solitude and freedom.
If you want to create, you need to be professional. But you also need to be an amateur.
My book, Lucy and the Rocket Dog, forthcoming in French in 2022.
Written for my Burmese friends, on the day of the coup in Myanmar.