Interviews

Kate Durbin

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This connects to an anxiety I’ve had since childhood about wanting to record everything that’s ever happened, which is perhaps simply a fear of my own mortality, as well as the mortality of everything in this beautiful world.

J’Lyn Chapman

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Faith is inherent to surrender.

Sarah Matthes

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Potatoes will devastate. Famously.

Maria Kuznetsova

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Babies are definitely enemies of romcom!

Matt Mitchell

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“I would like someone to ask me whether Red Dead Redemption 2 has any influence on the creation of this book.”

Noah Falck

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Is that a sort of equation for inviting the imagination in — wonder + weirdness? Maybe. Maybe not. But it helps me register and engage

Elle Nash

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“I am thinking about the body a lot and all of the time. The body is where the story starts.”

Harriet Scott Chessman

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It’s so hard to avoid the impulse to dazzle, like “Look at this! Aren’t you amazed by my historical knowledge?”

Caveh Zahedi

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“It’s scary to live in a radically subjective world. Scary and also maybe more lonely.”

Vesna Maric

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Perhaps this is Fate, in that our interdependence is inescapable, that we always affect each other.