'...I know that a lot of it is bullshit ... I am familiar with the hype. I am sceptical of the media attention, the exposure ... Writing for me is like a disease - it's something that's inside me and till I get it out, I know no peace.'
The author of In Times of Siege on its contemporary theme, its relevance, inspiration and how a 'writerly slogan' is necessarily nuanced, complex, structured, and does not remain on the street or even in the living room of the house.