Interviews

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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Poet Artress Bethany White

Reaching your scattered community

Rebecca Starks interviews
Artress Bethany White

 
 

Our editor-in-chief, Rebecca Starks, recently spoke with Issue #2 featured poet Artress Bethany White. Here’s what she had to say about her writing, her inspirations—and the art of approaching parenting with humor.
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A space to fill

Robin Lauzon Parker interviews
Alan Kennedy

 
 

Our fiction editor, Robin Lauzon Parker, recently spoke with Alan Kennedy, author of Issue #2’s “Beanie’s Island.” Here’s what he had to say about the inspiration and meaning behind the story—and his overall approach to writing the stories that strike him. Read more

Speaking from the crackling of paint

Cynthia Close interviews Sheri Wright
 
 
 

Our art editor, Cynthia Close, spoke with our inaugural featured artist, Sheri L. Wright, about her art and poetry. Here’s what she had to say about what she looks for in her artwork—and what keeps her creating. Read more

Dig where you stand

Brett Sigurdson interviews Craig Reinbold
 
 
 

Our nonfiction editor, Brett Sigurdson, spoke in-depth with Craig Reinbold about his essay, “Here in the Museum of Things Gone Terribly Wrong,” the writers and places that inspire him, and the role of the modern essay. Read more

Stir the Mind, Ground a Body

Rebecca Starks interviews David Biespiel
 
 
 

Our editor-in-chief, Rebecca Starks, recently spoke with our inaugural featured poet, David Biespiel. Here’s what he had to say about his work, the process of writing poetry, and his creative inspirations. Read more