” I think if you write about human relationships, you’re always exploring the psyche and the soul. I don’t separate certain – perhaps more extreme – things that people do from others. “


” In England, rain was thin and cold, and made you hunch up inside your coat, walking home from the bus stop. In Jamaica, it was wide and thick and invited you to step into it, and see how wet you could get, and be thrilled that it was warmer than the sea and warmer than your skin, it was abandon. “


” You wouldn’t know it, but I’m no good at recognising people, I have face blindness. “


” I’m never happy with what I’ve written. You imagine, before you start, there’s a cathedral, and the moment it starts on the page, it’s a garden shed. And then you just try to make it the best shed you can. “


” I remember people saying: ‘You look funny, your hair is so black, you have a flat nose,’ but I didn’t think of it being racism, and I still don’t. But there was a sense of difference, of being an outsider. “


” I’ve always thought it was important not to attach too much superstition to the space where you’re writing, because once you get into the mindset that you can only do it a certain way in a certain place, your creativity can get blocked. “


” I love writing on trains. The joy of being a writer is it’s all in your head, you don’t need materials apart from the laptop. It’s like taking your work home with you, so you can feel grounded in your own insane writerly realities wherever you are. “



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In England, rain was thin and cold, and made you hunch up inside your coat, walking home from the bus stop. In Jamaica, it was wide and thick and invited you to step into it, and see how wet you could get, and be thrilled that it was warmer than the sea and warmer than your skin, it was abandon.
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I love writing on trains. The joy of being a writer is it

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