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Tim O’Brien: The things he carries

For Tim O’Brien, the Vietnam War has remained a crucible in his fiction, but the power of imagination and memory, and ‘our elusive interior worlds,’ loom large too.

By Jack Smith | Published: November 10, 2015

Mary Karr: Boss of memoir

She didn’t create the form, but Mary Karr has a lot to say about the art of telling your own story.

By Nicki Porter | Published: November 6, 2015

Hannah Moskowitz on the edge

A young author puts more “A” than “Y” in her YA stories and comes up with an approach that works for teens.

By Sharon Naylor | Published: November 4, 2015

The Writer Interview: Jaime Joyce

Jaime Joyce talks with editor Alicia Anstead about craft and her short story “Picnic in the Yard.”

By Alicia Anstead, editor-in-chief; photo by Xan Padron | Published: October 27, 2015

Cynthia Bond’s spectacular kick

Author and activist Cynthia Bond goes after the demons behind social issues and personal history to craft a story of hope.

By Julie Krug | Published: September 26, 2015