Interviews

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

An interview with Barbara Harroun

Robin Lauzon Parker interviews
Barbara Harroun

 
 

Our fiction editor, Robin Lauzon Parker, recently spoke with Barbara Harroun, author of the short story “Remnants” featured in our inaugural issue. Here’s what she had to say about her story, her writing process, and her literary inspiration. Read more