Interviews

Leslie Stein

I think loneliness is a beautiful emotion, it respects your inner desires, and one should be thankful to have those.

Kristen Arnett

My family is my writing community, the friends who’ve been there for me, my queer community. And that’s a lot of good fucking people.

Jesús Carmona-Robles

“I do not believe in the poet as a prophet. I do not believe in the poet as a revelator of absolute truths. I do not believe in the poet as a warrior. I think the poet is a sort of journalist of himself who uses language to flirt with beauty.”

John Keene

How can we go beyond the commonplace, even when we’re thinking of ourselves, to get to a deeper, hidden otherness?

Zali Gurevitch

it can be a comment about desire it can be anything in one word

Anna Prushinskaya

“The moments of transitioning to motherhood were moments of clarity, of cutting through the things that I wasn’t able to cut through before.”

Steven Church

“We spent a lot of time at the zoo…sort of essaying our way through this ever-changing landscape of life and death, captivity and wonder.”

Gabrielle Calvocoressi

If I am comfortable in my unknowing, in letting the vessel of my desires for myself and others live in a space of openness and questioning then I do no harm, I am just open.

José Felipe Alvergue

“Being attentive to the dynamics of place has always been really beneficial for me just in terms of being a person, and not being locked into a way of thought that is not productive, for citizenship.”

Maggie Smith

“I don’t think I’ll ever stop writing Ohio poems. It’s who I am.”

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