24 articles found

Mitchell S. Jackson: Turn around

The novelist and teacher who didn’t turn his back on his past, but faced it head on to find a voice uniquely his own.

By Aubrey Everett, Photos by John Ricard and Xan Padron | Published: March 2, 2016

Katherine Heiny: How I Write

“I grew to love the challenges and rewards of the short story – the way you have to be precise and condensed and make every word count.”

By Allison Futterman | Published: January 26, 2016

Jonathan Evison: How I Write

“My job is to jump through that empathic window and report on the human condition. Period.”

By Allison Futterman | Published: December 22, 2015

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