Interviews

Casey Lefante

The Complexity of Humanity

Kathrin Hutson interviews
Casey Lefante

 
 

Fiction co-editor Kathrin Hutson recently had this exchange with Issue #37 featured fiction author Casey Lefante. Here’s what she had to say about employing the second-person point of view, writing about politics, her revision process, and more…. 
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Kristian Brevik

Exploring Science and Art Simultaneously

Mark Benton interviews
Kristian Brevik

 

Art editor Mark Benton recently had this exchange with Issue #37 featured artist Kristian Brevik. Here’s what he had to say about 2D versus 3D art, the intersection of art and science, the joy and challenge of working with natural materials, and more… 
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Jordan Floyd

The Energy of a Moment

Alex Carroll interviews
Jordan Floyd

 
 

One of our nonfiction readers, Alex Carroll, recently had this exchange with Issue #29 featured author Jordan Floyd. Here’s what he had to say about his literary influences (including Joan Didion and Lil Peep), his experiences growing up in Utah, his current work as a playwright, and more… 
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Wendy Fontaine

The Magic that Exists in Front of You

Elena Mederas interviews
Wendy Fontaine

 
 

One of our nonfiction readers, Elena Mederas, recently had this exchange with Wendy Fontaine, featured nonfiction writer for Issue #37. Here’s what she had to say about her writing process, her experiences as an MFA student, and more… 
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Hun Kyu Kim

Traditional Technique Meets Politics

Mark Benton interviews
Hun Kyu Kim

 
 

Our art editor, Mark Benton, recently had this exchange with Issue #36 featured artist Hun Kyu Kim. Here’s what he had to say about Korean folk tales, silk painting techniques and more… 
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Urvashi Bahuguna

“The Crooked Timber of Humanity”

Aurora Nowak interviews
Urvashi Bahuguna

 
 

Poetry coeditor Aurora Nowak interviews poet Urvashi Bahuguna about her literary influences, her writing practices, her career as a journalist, her new book of essays about mental illness, and more… 
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An Anchor in Human Existence

Lauren Bender interviews
Florence Sunnen

 

Former editor-in-chief Lauren Bender interviews fiction author Florence Sunnen about how she creates the characters in her stories, her literary influences, her experiences as an MFA student and more…Read more

Ronna Lebo

Illusions of Space

Mark Benton interviews
Ronna Lebo

 

Our art editor, Mark Benton, recently talked to Ronna Lebo, featured artist for Issue #34, about her art and poetry, the intersections between the two, and the conceptions of space and abstraction at the heart of her work.

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the poem starts to write itself from within

Grier Martin interviews
Mehrnoosh Torbatnejad

 

Our poetry reader Grier Martin recently had this exchange with Mehrnoosh Torbatnejad, featured poet for Issue #35. Here’s what she had to say about her writing process, her feelings on spoken word poetry, and how writing helps her work through painful experiences…Read more

we never know where our drops may lead

Lauren Bender and Bette Jane Camp interview
Suzanne Benton

 

Our editor-in-chief Lauren Bender and interviews editor Bette Jane Camp recently had this exchange with Suzanne Benton, featured artist from our Volume 2 print issue. Here’s what she had to say about her lifelong journey as an artist, her world travels, her passion for learning and passing on the stories of other cultures through her art, and the ways in which feminism intersects with her artistic practices…Read more