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David James Poissant: Zoo story

David James Poissant captures plots, characters, voices and the occasional animal in his new story collection.

By Hillary Casavant | Published: May 28, 2014

MK Asante: How I Write

“When I think of my memoir, I ask, what are the different layers that will help create an experience? I want you to be immersed in my world.”

Published: May 28, 2014

Phil Klay: Writers on Writing

Klay presents a rich, literary view of the realities and sometimes the absurdities of contemporary warfare on the battlefields, in the barracks and in service members’ hometowns.

By Gabriel Packard | Published: May 28, 2014

Ayana Mathis: How I Write

“What is most important is psychological or soul understanding of characters. I’m not very concerned with what they look like so much as I am concerned with who they are on the deepest level.”

Published: April 29, 2014

Rick Moody: Writers on Writing

“If you are in the furnace of pure language, it seems to me now, you are in the place where new stories and new ideas about what storytelling is are located.”

By Gabriel Packard | Published: April 1, 2014

Soman Chainani: How I Write

Chainani is the author of a New York Times bestselling young adult novel, The School for Good and Evil, which is the first in a trilogy and is being turned into a movie by Universal Pictures. We talked about his topsy-turvy path to novel writing and Hollywood.

By Andrew Chow | Published: April 1, 2014