Interviews

Jen George

I don’t write just to see what’ll happen. I’m not interested in hippy art. I’m in conversation with certain things and I work to get all of those things into a unified place.

Eloisa Amezcua

“My hope is that we can dismantle and rebuild a community where we build each other up and support each other instead of trying to keep people/certain work out.”

Deborah Cowen

“This remaking of border management into a zone that aims to be both open and closed – that aims to facilitate trade, but control or contain so-called ‘undersirable flows’ (usually migrants) – is one piece of the rise of a whole new paradigm of security – supply chain security.”

Samanta Schweblin

People always forget about numbers, names, all kind of information, but they never forget a strong feeling. Maybe to turn on a mute alarm is the most effective way inform, that would be in any case my politics.

Sasha Fletcher

The last person I was in love with was an Episcopalian who taught me about Joy Williams, and who is maybe the only person I have ever written a decent poem directly about, to, and for.

Elizabeth Richebourg Rea

“Short stories as a literary form with popular and commercial appeal are always either dying or making a comeback, it seems.”

Marisa J. Fuentes

“I think anyone working on or in the archives of slavery is dealing with the supernatural.”

Lauren Levin

“I wanted to write a book that, as Anne Boyer says, ‘isn’t against us.'”

Geoffrey Sanborn

“William Wells Brown is one of the great American patron saints of dodginess.”

Keegan Lester

“I just want to help people get closer to the feelings they want to feel.”

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