*"The Art of Fiction LIII - J. P. Donleavy" The author interviewed by
Molly McKaughan, assisted by Fayette Hickox, The Paris Review, #63, 1975.
"J.P. Donleavy: The Gingerly Man" Article with some interview quotes by
Sherry Romeo, Celebrity magazine, Volume 2, No. 5, May 1976
"Auberon Waugh Goes to Visit J.P. Donleavy - A Singular Man" (Special thanks
to John Baxter for providing the clipping of this article/interview) An extremely well-
penned piece on many levels. Some very accurate insights from a rarity: a journalist
not afraid to question his own motives and results. - The Times, (London) Saturday
Review section, July 24, 1976.
"An Interview with J.P. Donleavy" by Kurt Jacobson, Journal of Irish Literature, VIII,
"J.P. Donleavy Discusses Olympia Press" with Stella Dong, Publishers Weekly
April 30, 1979.
"Interview With J.P. Donleavy" by Amanda Smith, Publishers Weekly October, 1986.
"Rogue's Brogue" Harper's, May, 1990.
"The Wild Irish Rogue" Gentleman's Quarterly (GQ) June, 1990.
"Tea & Scones & Darcy Dancer: The Making of An Irish Gentleman:
An Interview with J.P. Donleavy"
by E. Thomas Wood, The Bloomsbury Review, Jan/Feb, 1992. Many thanks to
E. Thomas Wood for allowing this well-conducted and informative interview to
appear in full on this site. E. Thomas Wood / J.P. Donleavy Interview
"Only for the Moment Am I Saying Nothing: An Interview with J.P. Donleavy"
This is the first publication (albeit shorter version) of an excellent interview conducted
by author/critic Thomas E. Kennedy "Vengeance!" - a Passport Anthology #6, England
ISBN 1897779054, 1993. (See Literary Review entry below for extended version).
"Spice of Life" (Special thanks to Gareth Griffiths for sending this clipping)
Article/Interview by John Burns dealing mostly with a film project of The Ginger Man
with cinematographer Haskell Wexler scheduled to direct and Kyle MacLachlan in top
running for the lead. The project fell through at some point as have all film adaptation
attempts of Donleavy books., Cinema section, The Sunday Times, August 15, 1993
"Revisiting J.P. Donleavy's Classic: Behind the Scenes with the Ginger Man"
by Paul D. Colford, Newsday, March 17, 1994.
"The Road From Smut to Classic: J.P. Donleavy Returns With a Ginger Man"
by Colin Lacey, ARTS, The Irish Voice, March 29, 1994.
*"Catching Up With the Ginger Man - An Interview With J. P. Donleavy"
by Gineen Cooper, The Pannus Index, Vol. 1, No.3 Spring, 1997.
*"Only for the Moment Am I Saying Nothing: An Interview with J.P. Donleavy"
The author interviewed by writer Thomas E. Kennedy, Vol. 40 No. 4, 1997,
The Literary Review. Extended version of the Kennedy/Donleavy interview first appearing
in "Vengeance" - A Passport Anthology #6, England. This interview is also available
online via the subscription service The Electric Library. Use the keyword Donleavy.
*"Travel: Rites of Passage - J.P. Donleavy" A brief but funny travel-related interview
with Donleavy by Tom Chesshyre, The Daily Telegraph 08-23-1997. Available online
via the subscription service The Electric Library. Use the keyword Donleavy.
Talking Dirty by Susan Chenery, Spectre / Hodder Headline, Australia & New Zealand,
1997. ISBN 0733605567
A wild ride of interviews and encounters with a vast range of authors and celebrities,
including Donleavy. Among the others: Hunter S. Thompson, Traci Lords, Janet Leigh,
Tom Robbins, Salman Rushdie, Bryan Ferry, Marianne Faithfull, Jim Sheridan,
James Brown, David Bowie and many more.
This book is available at the Barnes & Noble's website or online in Australia at
"J.P. Donleavy: An American in Exile" by Andrew Graham-Yooll, the Antioch Review
Vol. 57, No. 2, Spring 1999.
Dining Out With Mr. Lunch by Murray Waldren, wraps, University of Queensland Press,
Dec. 1999. ISBN 0702231258. Book of entertaining and excellent interviews with authors,
including Donleavy, by Australian journalist Murray Waldren. Others interviewed include
P.D. James, Brian Keenan, Fay Weldon, Kinky Friedman, Morris West, Antonella Gambotto
and many more.
This book is available at Amazon.com or online in Australia.