Eva Meijer, writer and philosopher, joins Kate Griffin on the podcast to discuss her work. Topics range from understanding animal languages to writing routines and redrafting.

Meanwhile, Steph has been back to Dragon Hall as lockdown restrictions are eased in the UK, and everyone is getting excited about the NCW Virtual Book Club. If you’d like to read Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke with the rest of us, you can find out more here.

To join the Discord discussions click here.

Hosted by Simon Jones and Steph McKenna.

Also check out this interview with Eva in The Guardian.


National Centre for Writing · #102 Eva Meijer and Animal Languages

Eva Meijer is an author, artist, singer, songwriter and philosopher. Her non-fiction study on animal communication, Animal Languages, was translated to English in 2019. Bird Cottage was her first novel to appear in English, translated by Antoinette Fawcett and published by Pushkin Press. It has been nominated for the BNG and Libris prizes in the Netherlands and is being translated into several languages.

Music by Bennet Maples.