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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

Sharon Olds: Writers on Writing

It’s good for me to notice the tiniest sub-“thought” which goes through my mind, almost too fast to notice—to catch it before it’s gone, to jot it down. Whhhsshht!

By Gabriel Packard | Published: June 23, 2015