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Chila Woychik

German-born Chila Woychik has bylines in Cimarron, Portland Review, Atticus, and others. She won the 2017 Loren Eiseley Creative Nonfiction Award & the 2016 Linda Julian Creative Nonfiction Award. She's the founding editor at Eastern Iowa Review & is seeking a publisher for her first essay collection.

Chila Woychik

Hope in the Softening Fields

Julie Patterson interviews
Chila Woychik

 
 

Nonfiction reader Julie Patterson recently had this exchange with Issue #41 featured nonfiction author Chila Woychik. Here’s what Chila had to say about the hybrid essay form, the authors she looks to for inspiration, the hope to be drawn from mud season, and more… 
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Katydid the Bush Cricket

NONFICTION ISSUE #41

A Country May: 14 Days

By Chila Woychik
 
 

1. From the brash and loud, we seek the soft Midwest melody. This is less provincialism, more self-preservation. Years in the city left us numb and sightless; now, every new day brings startle and flux and a cold slap of air where we need it most…
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