Interviews

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

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
Post cover: Post cover: Kate Gale: On Writing a Pandemic Novel, Running a Small Press, What It Means to Be a Literary Citizen, and Her Debut Novel ‘Under a Neon Sun’

Kate Gale

On Writing a Pandemic Novel, Running a Small Press, What It Means to Be a Literary Citizen, and Her Debut Novel ‘Under a Neon Sun’

May 2, 2024
Post cover: Post cover: Jeneva Rose: On How Many Red Herrings Are Too Many, Unconventional Paths to Book Publication, and Her Novel ‘Home Is Where the Bodies Are’

Jeneva Rose

On How Many Red Herrings Are Too Many, Unconventional Paths to Book Publication, and Her Novel ‘Home Is Where the Bodies Are’

April 30, 2024
Post cover: Post cover: Marissa Higgins: On Writing Authentic Sex, Banging Out Drafts, The Privilege of Being Unemployed, and Her Debut Novel ‘A Good Happy Girl’

Marissa Higgins

On Writing Authentic Sex, Banging Out Drafts, The Privilege of Being Unemployed, and Her Debut Novel ‘A Good Happy Girl’

April 25, 2024
Post cover: Post cover: Amy Lin: On Starting Where it Hurts Most, Writing About the Death of a Spouse, Creative Constraints for Revision, and Her Debut Memoir ‘Here After’

Amy Lin

On Starting Where it Hurts Most, Writing About the Death of a Spouse, Creative Constraints for Revision, and Her Debut Memoir ‘Here After’

April 23, 2024
Post cover: Post cover: JoAnna Novak: On Restraint-Based Writing, Setting Rules, How a Mother Should Be, and Her Novel ‘Contradiction Days’

JoAnna Novak

On Restraint-Based Writing, Setting Rules, How a Mother Should Be, and Her Novel ‘Contradiction Days’

April 18, 2024
Post cover: Post cover: Uche Okonkwo: On Choosing Your Uncertainties, the Different Stages of “Finished” and her debut story collection ‘A Kind of Madness’

Uche Okonkwo

On Choosing Your Uncertainties, the Different Stages of “Finished” and her debut story collection ‘A Kind of Madness’

April 16, 2024