Every interview I do for this show offers its own rewards. Speaking with Antonia Pont, I got to hear a message of truly radical gentleness that helped me turn the corner out of a recent stretch of darkness. We also ate whiskey cake.
Antonia’s stunning new book, You Will Not Know In Advance What You’ll Feel, gave us the starting point for this conversation that covers themes like eroticism, resisting neoliberalism, building and dismantling the self, and ‘steadiness, laziness, pleasure, kindness’.
Listen with tea, wine or your favourite snack.
- Excerpt: ‘The Anatomy of a Trigger’ by Antonia Pont (The Lifted Brow, October 2019)
- The Writer Antonia Pont vs. Envy (Literary Hub, June 2019)