Interviews

Conversations with writers and editors about what matters in the industry.

Post cover: Post cover: Ruth Bonapace: On Creating a Unique Voice, the Gym as an Escape, and Balancing Tenderness and Humor

Ruth Bonapace

On Creating a Unique Voice, the Gym as an Escape, and Balancing Tenderness and Humor

June 13, 2024
Post cover: Post cover: Richard Scott Larson: On “Halloween” as a Coming-Out Story, Horror as Comfort, the Queer Canon, and His Debut Memoir, ‘The Long Hallway’

Richard Scott Larson

On “Halloween” as a Coming-Out Story, Horror as Comfort, the Queer Canon, and His Debut Memoir, ‘The Long Hallway’

June 11, 2024
Post cover: Post cover: Heather Bartel: On Derealization as Process, Tarot Inspo, and All Things Plath in Her Debut Essay Collection, ‘Exit the Body’

Heather Bartel

On Derealization as Process, Tarot Inspo, and All Things Plath in Her Debut Essay Collection, ‘Exit the Body’

June 6, 2024
Post cover: Post cover: Chloé Caldwell: On Finding the Right Agent, Listening to the Writing, and the Reissue Process for Her Novella,’Women’

Chloé Caldwell

On Finding the Right Agent, Listening to the Writing, and the Reissue Process for Her Novella,’Women’

June 4, 2024
Post cover: Post cover: Danielle Chelosky: On Immortalizing Yourself Through Writing, Annie Ernaux, The Pressure to Publish Young, and Her Debut Novel ‘Pregaming Grief’

Danielle Chelosky

On Immortalizing Yourself Through Writing, Annie Ernaux, The Pressure to Publish Young, and Her Debut Novel ‘Pregaming Grief’

May 30, 2024
Post cover: Post cover: Amy Shearn: On Secret Formulas to Write More, Writing the Book You Want to Read, the Epistolary Novel, and Her Novel ‘Dear Edna Sloane’

Amy Shearn

On Secret Formulas to Write More, Writing the Book You Want to Read, the Epistolary Novel, and Her Novel ‘Dear Edna Sloane’

May 28, 2024
Post cover: Post cover: Julia Hannafin:  On Obsession, Sex, Grief, Addiction, and Their Debut Novel ‘Cascade’

Julia Hannafin

On Obsession, Sex, Grief, Addiction, and Their Debut Novel ‘Cascade’

May 23, 2024
Post cover: Post cover: Rita Bullwinkel: On the Strangeness of Sports, Writing as an Act of Control, and Her Novel ‘Headshot’

Rita Bullwinkel

On the Strangeness of Sports, Writing as an Act of Control, and Her Novel ‘Headshot’

May 21, 2024
Post cover: Post cover: Nicolette Polek: On Cultivating Silence, Solitude, and Prayer in Writing and Her Debut Novel ‘Bitter Water Opera’

Nicolette Polek

On Cultivating Silence, Solitude, and Prayer in Writing and Her Debut Novel ‘Bitter Water Opera’

May 16, 2024
Post cover: Post cover: Fiona Warnick: On the Hunt for a Perfect Croissant, IRL Versus Digital Relationships, and Her Debut Novel, ‘The Skunks’

Fiona Warnick

On the Hunt for a Perfect Croissant, IRL Versus Digital Relationships, and Her Debut Novel, ‘The Skunks’

May 14, 2024
Post cover: Post cover: Sejal Shah: On the Architecture of Writing, Creative Collaboration, Exploring the Spaces In-Between, and Her Short Story Collection, ‘How to Make Your Mother Cry: Fictions’

Sejal Shah

On the Architecture of Writing, Creative Collaboration, Exploring the Spaces In-Between, and Her Short Story Collection, ‘How to Make Your Mother Cry

May 9, 2024
Post cover: Post cover: Kirsten Reneau: On Writing Prompts, Experimental Forms in Essays, the Importance of Observation, and Her Debut Essay Collection, ‘Sensitive Creatures’

Kirsten Reneau

On Writing Prompts, Experimental Forms in Essays, the Importance of Observation, and Her Debut Essay Collection, ‘Sensitive Creatures’

May 7, 2024