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Seeking Community

Julie Patterson interviews
Steven Moore

 

Nonfiction co-editor Julie Patterson recently had this exchange with Issue #47 featured nonfiction writer Steven Moore. Here’s what Steven had to say about writing a memoir, the challenge of marrying form and content, how his work as a journal editor informs his writing, and more… 
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Making Room for Sensation

Kristin LaFollette interviews
Malin Abrahamsson

 

Art editor Kristin LaFollette recently had this exchange with Issue #47 featured artist Malin Abrahamsson. Here’s what Malin had to say about the inspiration for her spaceholder series, the joy and challenge of living in New York City, what she’s working on now, and more… 
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Solace and Self-Expression

Erin Post interviews
Lisa Beech Hartz

 

Managing editor Erin Post recently had this exchange with Issue #46 featured poet Lisa Beech Hartz. Here’s what Lisa had to say about editing a manuscript, her dual focus on art and writing, her mission to bring poetry to underserved communities, and more… 
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Exploring Isolation

Grace Safford interviews
Kathryn Ordiway

 

Fiction co-editor Grace Safford recently had this exchange with Issue #46 featured fiction author Kathryn Ordiway. Here’s what Kathryn had to say about the inspiration for her short story, her editing process, how she uses color in her writing, and more… 
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The Truth Reveals Itself

Kristin LaFollette interviews
Kristin Fouquet

 

Art editor Kristin LaFollette recently had this exchange with Issue #46 featured artist Kristin Fouquet. Here’s what Kristin Fouquet had to say about her chosen medium of black and white photography, the inspiration she draws from her hometown of New Orleans, her work as a writer, and more… 
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Fight Like a Writer

Julie Patterson interviews
Chelsey Clammer

 

Nonfiction co-editor Julie Patterson recently had this exchange with Issue #46 featured nonfiction writer Chelsey Clammer. Here’s what Chelsey had to say about drawing on intimate life experience for writing, her self-description as a “sound nerd,” her approach to editing, and more… 
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Natural Juxtapositions

Aurora Nowak interviews
Kelly Weber

 

Poetry co-editor Aurora Nowak recently had this exchange with Issue #45 featured poet Kelly Weber. Here’s what Kelly had to say about finding inspiration in the natural world, how substructure informs subject, the important of mentors, and more… 
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The Essential Mystery of Art

Kathrin Hutson interviews
Jacqueline Vogtman

 

Fiction co-editor Kathrin Hutson recently had this exchange with Issue #45 featured fiction author Jacqueline Vogtman. Here’s what Jacqueline had to say about balancing ambiguity and clarity when crafting a story, how she chooses a point of view, what she’s working on now, and more… 
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Giving in to Abstraction

Erin Post interviews
Amrita Chowdhury

 

Managing editor Erin Post recently had this exchange with Issue #45 featured artist Amrita Chowdhury. Here’s what Amrita had to say about how her training as an architect influences her art, navigating the art world without formal training, her role as editor of the new FAKE Art Magazine, and more… 
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Drawing Out the Core

Julie Patterson interviews
Storey Clayton

 

Nonfiction co-editor Julie Patterson recently had this exchange with Issue #45 featured nonfiction writer Storey Clayton. Here’s what Storey had to say about the balance between the universal and the personal in creative nonfiction, the art of revision, his literary influences, and more… 
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We are a Primitive Creature

Erin Post interviews
Ronald Walker

 

Managing editor Erin Post recently had this exchange with Issue #44 featured artist Ronald Walker. Here’s what he had to say about his style of Suburban Primitive art, his artistic inspirations, tips for securing gallery shows, and more… 
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Be Kind, Be Understanding

Candelin Wahl interviews
John Leonard

 

Poetry co-editor Candelin Wahl recently had this exchange with Issue #44 featured poet John Leonard. Here’s what John had to say about crafting opening and ending lines, experimentation with form in poetry, the role of a mentor, and more… 
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Beautiful Sentences & Interesting Lives

Grace Safford interviews
Claire Robbins

 

Fiction co-editor Grace Safford recently had this exchange with Issue #44 featured fiction writer Claire Robbins. Here’s what Claire had to say about form in fiction, writing complex relationships, her approach to revision, and more… 
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An Honest Reckoning

Julie Patterson interviews
Bill Marsh

 

Nonfiction co-editor Julie Patterson recently had this exchange with Issue #44 featured nonfiction writer Bill Marsh. Here’s what Bill had to say about processing memory through writing, his experience as a teacher, the overlap between the writing process and beekeeping, and more… 
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Writing My Emotional Truth

Julie Patterson interviews
Lauren Mauldin

 

Nonfiction co-editor Julie Patterson recently had this exchange with Issue #43 featured nonfiction writer Lauren Mauldin. Here’s what Lauren had to say about writing through loss and addiction, her experience as an MFA student, how maintaining a blog helped find her voice, and more… 
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Expressing Identity

Kathrin Hutson interviews
Carley Gomez

 

Fiction co-editor Kathrin Hutson recently had this exchange with Issue #43 featured fiction writer Carley Gomez. Here’s what Carley had to say about her inspiration for writing fiction, her early attempts at writing, what she’s working on now, and more… 
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A Sense of Urban Urgency

Jennifer duToit-Barrett interviews
Ann Calandro

 

Art editor Jennifer duToit-Barrett recently had this exchange with Issue #43 featured artist Ann Calandro. Here’s what Ann had to say about growing up in New York and its influence on her art, her work as a children’s book author and illustrator and more… 
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A Slightly Different Truth

Candelin Wahl interviews
Joshua Sassoon Orol

 

Poetry co-editor Candelin Wahl recently had this exchange with Issue #43 featured poet Joshua Sassoon Orol. Here’s what Joshua had to say about their Jewish identity, writing as a trans person, their approach to drafting a poem, and more… 
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There’s Always More to the Story

Julie Patterson interviews
Alexia Kemerling

 

Nonfiction co-editor Julie Patterson recently had this exchange with Issue #42 nonfiction author Alexia Kemerling. Here’s what Alexia had to say about interviewing story subjects, the similarities between writing and photography, what’s she’s working on next, and more… 
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Some Kind of Resonance

Kathrin Hutson interviews
Stanley Delgado

 

Fiction co-editor Kathrin Hutson recently had this exchange with Issue #42 fiction author Stanley Delgado. Here’s what Stanley had to say about his inspiration for “Pool,” his approach to revision, how his work as a translator for medical journals overlaps with his fiction writing, and more… 
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Gravity & Chance

Jennifer duToit-Barrett interviews
Jenny Reddin

 

Art editor Jennifer duToit-Barrett recently had this exchange with Issue #42 featured artist Jenny Reddin. Here’s what Jenny had to say about poured paint art, art’s role in activism, environmental devastation in her home country of Australia, and more… 
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Rip Apart & Reassemble the World

Candelin Wahl interviews
Alexa Doran

 

Poetry co-editor Candelin Wahl recently had this exchange with Issue #42 featured poet Alexa Doran. Here’s what Alexa had to say about being a feminist, the art of Leah Dockrill, women Dada artists, and more… 
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Hope in the Softening Fields

Julie Patterson interviews
Chila Woychik

 
 

Nonfiction reader Julie Patterson recently had this exchange with Issue #41 featured nonfiction author Chila Woychik. Here’s what Chila had to say about the hybrid essay form, the authors she looks to for inspiration, the hope to be drawn from mud season, and more… 
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Survival and Determination

Jennifer duToit Barrett interviews
Malaika Favorite

 
 

Art editor Jennifer duToit Barrett recently had this exchange with Issue #41 featured artist Malaika Favorite. Here’s what Malaika had to say about the symbolism behind her work, how history and culture shape her art, and more… 
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Writing to Let Go

Aurora Nowak interviews
Arjun Parikh

 
 

Poetry co-editor Aurora Nowak recently had this exchange with Issue #41 featured poet Arjun Parikh. Here’s what Arjun had to say about his writing process, the importance of tone, the value of writing workshops, and more.. 
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