Articles by David Varela

Live Writing Series

David Varela

Reading Time: 3 minutes Someone suggests a theme – perhaps the way a person’s tone shifts when talking about a loved one – and Daljit Nagra instantly writes a poem, keystroke by keystroke. the warmth o- f a blush on his eve- r so lightly altered voice The words appear on two large projector screens in the Royal Festival… Read more »

Live Writing: Where Writing Meets Performance

David Varela

Reading Time: 4 minutes Last year David Varela wrote for 100 hours straight to raise money for the Arvon Foundation. Readers could watch every keystroke David made as he composed the commissions that people pledged for. Now he has teamed up with writer, Gemma Seltzer, to produce a new Live Writing Series. Seven writers will be live writing at… Read more »