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Where It All Began

Grier Martin and Elaine Pentaleri interview
Rebecca Starks, Danielle Thierry, Lauren Bender and Erin Post

 

As we transition to new editorial leadership, we invite previous Mud Season Review editors to share some of the journal’s early history, and the lessons learned about launching and growing a literary journal. 
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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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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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writing is part of how I resist

Erin Post interviews
Chen Chen

 

Our poetry co-editor Erin Post had this exchange with Chen Chen, our Issue #28 and Volume 3 print issue featured poet. Here’s what he had to say about writing communities, pop culture as an influence, and his intentional use of humor in his poetry…. Read more

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constantly hearing a voiceless spirit

Erin Post interviews
John Manuel Arias

 

Our poetry co-editor Erin Post recently had this exchange with John Manuel Arias, our Issue #24 featured poet. Here’s what he had to say about his process of writing to music, his use of research in conceiving and crafting poems, and the role poetry plays in connecting us to our feelings…. Read more

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a medal or a firing squad

Erin Post interviews
Ace Boggess

 

Our poetry co-editor Erin Post recently had this exchange with Ace Boggess, our Issue #21 featured poet. Here’s what he had to say about his appreciation of the absurd, how his time in prison affected his writing process, and how his approach to writing poetry differs from his novel writing… Read more

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voiceless people, monuments, and places

Erin Post interviews
Abhay K

 

Our poetry co-editor Erin Post recently had this exchange with Abhay K, our Issue #17 featured poet. Here’s what he had to say about the connection between his work as a diplomat and a poet, some of the projects he has worked on in the past, and what he is working on now… Read more

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the unpredictable weather of language

Erin Post interviews
Jim Richards

 

Our poetry co-editor, Erin Post, recently had this exchange with Jim Richards, our Issue #15 featured poet. Here’s what he had to say about his evolution as a poet, the inspiration he finds in teaching, and his advice to younger poets… Read more

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Scripts that an actor might read

Erin Post interviews
James Reidel

 

Our poetry co-editor, Erin Post, recently had this exchange with James Reidel, our Issue #13 featured poet. Here’s what he had to say about the nature of the compact between writer and reader, his work as a translator, and the prose poetry he’s working on now. Read more

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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

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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

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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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