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Interviews with artists, authors and #PeopleOfPaperblanks.

For our "X Questions With" series, we're speaking with talented individuals from around the world who have inspired us with their creativity and passion. If you have a story to tell or someone you'd like to see profiled, let...
Samuel Longhorne Clemens (1835-1910), known by the pen name Mark Twain, has been called “the father of American literature. ” In his day he was America’s most famous literary icon. A humorist, satirist, lecturer and novelist, Twain combined narrative...
Name: Agnès Abécassis Age: It's seven fifty-five, and the weather is cloudy (always glad to show my high level of understanding the English language. And I will let you imagine my accent!) City/Town: Paris (don't you see my beret?) Country: France (parlez-vous...
If you live in or have ever visited a city that can lay claim to being the birthplace of a historical figure, you've no doubt noticed the official plaque outside the former residence. Many of these buildings are actually...
Name: Valerie Parisius Age: 34 City: Amsterdam Country: The Netherlands Places travelled: In the past two years I've been to Bali, Gili Islands, Singapore, Sumatra, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Malaysia, Borneo, Florida and Curaçao Education: Accountancy, Business Administration, Fashion & Design Occupation: Designer, illustrator, travel blogger Loves:...
Name: Goldeen Ogawa Age: Mid twenties Residence: California, USA Occupation: I am a speculative fiction author, artist, illustrator and cartoonist, though I tend to blur the lines between those labels quite a lot. Teachers/Education: I didn’t have teachers as many people would recognize...
"I enjoy looking up to people who do things differently or go a long way in their art."
"Don’t ever limit yourself. With art, as in life, the possibilities are endless!"
Name: Sarah Todd Taylor Age: 42 Hometown: Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, Wales Occupation: Higher Education Places: I have lived in Yorkshire and Wales and have visited Florence, Barcelona and Berlin. In the United Kingdom, I have stayed in Scotland, Derbyshire, the Lake District and Dartmoor. I...
“Childhood is a time of great discovery. It is a time when every morning brings new knowledge about the world and you can’t wait to get up and explore. Most of the people I grew up with were of...

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