Interviews

Ekaterina Vasilyeva, Mud Season Review artist

An immediate response of the collective soul

Cynthia Close interviews
Ekaterina Vasilyeva

 

Our art editor, Cynthia Close, recently spoke with Ekaterina Vasilyeva, Issue #5’s featured artist. Here’s what she had to say about her journey into photography, her search for the magic in people and places, and the influence of her Russian culture and folklore on her work.
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Diandra Holmes, Mud Season Review poet

An atomic hum that grounds us

Erin Post interviews
Diandra Holmes

 
 

Our poetry co-editor, Erin Post, recently spoke with Diandra Holmes, Issue #5 featured poet. Here’s what she had to say about her process, her poetry, and writing from life experience.
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Shuly Cawood, Mud Season Review author

Chop-and-rearrange

Brett Sigurdson interviews
Shuly Cawood

 
 

Our nonfiction editor, Brett Sigurdson, recently spoke with Shuly Cawood, author of Issue #4’s “An Unexpected Light.” Here’s what she had to say about the piece’s inspiration, her writing process, and the inherent challenges in writing nonfiction…Read more

Warren Read, Mud Season Review author

That Line Between Truth and Secrecy

Robin Lauzon Parker interviews
Warren Read

 
 

Our fiction editor, Robin Lauzon Parker, recently spoke with Warren Read, author of Issue #4’s “Somewhere in That Space.” Here’s what he had to say about his process, his inspirations, and the quiet moments and truths he explores through his writing…Read more

Edward Boyle, fiction author, Mud Season Review

I keep moving my characters

Robin Lauzon Parker interviews
Edward Boyle

 
 

Our fiction editor, Robin Lauzon Parker, recently spoke with Edward Boyle, author of Issue #3’s Making Weight.” Here’s what he had to say about his writing, his inspirations, and the way he lets his characters find their ways in his stories.…Read more

Timothy Kenny, Author, Mud Season Review

Being first, being accurate, being fair

Brett Sigurdson interviews Tim Kenny
 
 

Our nonfiction editor, Brett Sigurdson, recently spoke with Tim Kenny, author of Issue #3’s “A Month In a Far Country: Azerbaijan, November 2013.” Here’s what Tim had to say about his writing, his travels through often lands often overlooked, and the evolving nature of journalism…Read more

Michal (Mitak) Mahgerefteh

Mix and match until my muse is satisfied

Cynthia Close interviews
Michal (Mitak) Mahgerefteh

 

Our art editor, Cynthia Close, recently spoke with Issue #3 featured artist Michal (Mitak) Mahgerefteh. Here’s what she had to say about her journey as an artist and her discovery of the possibilities in creating art with an iPad…Read more

Terry Minchow-Proffitt, poet, Mud Season Review

The Litmus Test is Love

Rebecca Starks and S. Rosemary Zimmerman interview
Terry Minchow-Proffitt

 

Our editor-in-chief, Rebecca Starks, and poetry editor, S. Rosemary Zimmerman, recently spoke with Issue #3 featured poet Terry Minchow-Proffitt. Here’s what he had to say about his poetry, his faith, and the connections between them…Read more

Author R.A. Lev

Turning the tables on myself

Danielle Thierry interviews
R.A. Lev

 
 

Our managing editor, Danielle Thierry, recently spoke with R.A. Lev, author of Issue #2’s “The Swim Lesson.” Here’s what she had to say about her writing, inspirations, and what it’s like turning the lens onto her own life after more than a decade in journalism.
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