Interviews

Small, shocking doses of empathy

Robin Parker interviews
Genevieve Plunkett

 

Our fiction co-editor, Robin Parker, recently had this exchange with Genevieve Plunkett, our Issue #12 featured fiction author. Here’s what she had to say about her development as a writer, her writing process, and the inspiration behind “Get Gregory Out”… Read more

From one surfaced stone to the next

Chris LaMay-West interviews
Darren Morris

 

Our poetry co-editor Chris LaMay-West recently had this exchange with Darren Morris, our Issue #12 featured poet. Here’s what he had to say about the making of metaphor, his progressive loss of vision, grief, and literary influences on his writing…Read more

Points of departure

Brett Sigurdson interviews
Rain Wright

 

Our nonfiction editor, Brett Sigurdson, had this exchange with Rain Wright, author of Issue #11’s “The Grey House Didn’t Speak.” She shared her reflections on teaching writing, on her concern with social justice, and on how her writing is integrally connected to her family history…Read more

Figures dissolving into space

Cynthia Close interviews
Jenn Warpole

 

Our art editor, Cynthia Close, recently spoke with Jenn Warpole, Issue #11’s featured artist. Here’s what she had to say about what art school did for her, her interest in the human figure, and the ebb and flow of the creative life…
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Paradoxes and passions

Natasha Mieszkowski interviews
Robert Earle

 

Our fiction co-editor, Natasha Mieszkowski, recently spoke with Robert Earle, our Issue #11 featured fiction author. Here’s what he had to say about his development as a writer, his writing process, and how his writing is informed by his experience… Read more

You never know when you’re working

Erin Post interviews
Diana Whitney

 

Our poetry co-editor Erin Post had this exchange with Diana Whitney, our Issue #11 featured poet. Here’s what she had to say about her writing process, her writing advice, and what she is working on now…Read more

Something other than a pedestrian

Brett Sigurdson interviews
Tara Deal

 

Our nonfiction editor, Brett Sigurdson, had this exchange with Tara Deal, author of Issue #10’s “Bookbinding for Amateurs in Autumn.” Here’s what she had to say about her love of learning and discovery, her interest in shifting among genres, and what she’s working on now…Read more

No second chance soon

Cynthia Close interviews
David Thompson

 

Our art editor, Cynthia Close, recently spoke with David Thompson, Issue #11’s featured artist. Here’s what he had to say about his interest in photography and influences on his work….
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Look for the energy

Erin Post interviews
Sandra Kolankiewicz,

 

Our poetry co-editor Erin Post recently had this exchange with Sandra Kolankiewicz, our Issue #10 featured poet. Here’s what she had to say about her creative process, her approach to writing, and the many projects she is working on…Read more

Discordant souls rubbing up against each other

Brett Sigurdson interviews
Alex Simand

 

Our nonfiction editor, Brett Sigurdson, had this exchange with Alex Simand, author of Issue #9’s “with light steam.” Here’s what he had to say about his propensity to tackle big questions, the writers who inspire him, and his experience at a low-residency MFA program….Read more