Author name: Olga Mecking

Olga Mecking is a writer, journalist and translator. Her articles have been published in The BBC, The Guardian, The Washington Post, and many others. Olga is also the author of Niksen. Embracing the Dutch Art of Doing Nothing When not writing or thinking about writing, Olga can be found reading, drinking tea, and reading some more.

Interview with Yoshito Darmon Shimamori, Author of "In Search of the Lost Words"

Interview with Yoshito Darmon Shimamori, Author of “In Search of the Lost Words”

Yoshito has been an active member of MKB’s writing team as well as an amazing editor. And recently, he has done something amazing: not only did he write a book (an accomplishment we don’t appreciate enough), but he also crowdfunded it all by himself. As if that wasn’t enough Yoshito is also an expert on […]

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Interview with Mariam Navaid Ottimofiore, Author of “This Messy Mobile Life”

I met Mariam through her blog, And Then We Moved To, but we only met in person in 2018, when we both attended the Families in Global Transitions Conference, which just so happened to take place in The Hague, where I live. We would later meet a second time when she visited The Netherlands to

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MKB Interviews Aditi Wardhan Singh, Author of “Within”

I’m very pleased to introduce you to Aditi Wardhan Singh! She has just published her short story collection Within: Short Stories for the Evolving Multicultural Woman, and I was able to chat with Aditi about her new book, her writing career, and multiculturalism more generally. Note: This interview has been edited for length and clarity.

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