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Olivia Dennis is a screen and fiction writer. Born and raised in Surrey, England, she currently resides in Melbourne, Australia. Her work intimately explores character, with a particular focus on the interactions between humans and the spaces surrounding them.

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Drawing Japan with the Old Man Mad About Drawing

Olivia Dennis reflects on Hokusai’s devotion to Mount Fuji, rural Japanese towns and the daily rituals of those living on the fringes of Japanese society.

Luca Guadagnino on His Tender New Film ‘Call Me By Your Name’

Olivia Dennis speaks to Italian director Luca Guadagnino about his latest film that has received early Oscar predictions, his collaboration with Sufjan Stevens, filming in northern Italy and why “all the world loves lovers.”

Freikörperkultur Lake Swimming

Olivia Dennis shares the infectious freedom that comes from being an unnoticed naked body in one of Berlin’s approximate 80 lakes and recommends her favourite spots to enjoy this local pastime.

Review / USA

“I can’t always work out whether I am in a dark jazz club in Manhattan’s Lower East Side or dancing in Copacabana.”

Olivia Dennis on Eliane Elias’s Dance of Time

Zadie Smith Takes Us to an ‘Ungentrifiable’ North West London

In this review of Zadie Smith’s narrative and experimental novel “NW,” Olivia Dennis introduces us to four 30-somethings born of their location—a diverse and divided district of London.