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Monique Roffey interviews Ira Mathur for Granta

In the online edition of Granta, Ira Mathur and Monique Roffey discuss memoirs, writing and colonial legacies in Trinidad.

I like connecting the dots. For example, my time with Derek Walcott was recorded as meticulously as I remembered it. But unlike journalism, I wrote this memoir like one would a diary: based on fact but deeply subjective. I excavated and examined my interiority and memory, which we all know has moments of being unreliable.

Ira Mathur

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