Interviews & Profiles
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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

Tracy K Smith: Writers on writing

“Every discovery that I make as a writer, and the work it allows me to do, is true only for as long as it is true.”

By Gabriel Packard | Published: September 16, 2015

Mary Gordon: Dropped by an angel

In The Writer Interview, Mary Gordon talks with editor Alicia Anstead about crafting scenes and dissects a paragraph from her book “The Liar’s Wife.”

By Alicia Anstead | Published: August 19, 2015