Katie Hagen on “Why I Quit Facebook”

Posted on Apr 28, 2016 | No Comments
Katie Hagen on “Why I Quit Facebook”

In the short essay “Why I Quit Facebook” (Issue 2), Katie Hagen explores the “weirdness” of Facebook–its social loneliness, its alienating attention. In this interview, she discusses her editing process and the connection between music and writing.

Shasta Grant on “The Long Way Home”

Posted on Dec 31, 2015 | No Comments
Shasta Grant on “The Long Way Home”

Shasta Grant writes on adoption, belonging, and letting go in “The Long Way Home” (Issue 2). In her interview, Grant discusses motherhood, her workspaces, and her happiest moment.

Holly Allin on “A Single Step”

Posted on Nov 5, 2015 | No Comments
Holly Allin on “A Single Step”

Holly Allin’s piece, “A Single Step” (Issue 2), depicts a biking adventure from Argentina to Alaska, a stray dog and a lesson on courage. In her interview, Allin discusses how photos helped with her piece, her inspiration for writing her piece, and monkeys.

Leslie F. Miller on “(No) Satisfaction”

Posted on Sep 3, 2015 | No Comments
Leslie F. Miller on “(No) Satisfaction”

In “(No) Satisfaction” (Issue 2), Leslie F. Miller tells of her decision to live… and how the notes of a song became a mantra she could live by. In her interview, Miller discusses her creative process, mosaics, and the word “fuck.”

Bill Vernon on “Rings”

Posted on Jul 23, 2015 | No Comments
Bill Vernon on “Rings”

In the compact essay, “Rings,” (Issue 2) writer Bill Vernon remembers the childhood trauma associated with ringing pigs on a neighbor’s farm. In his interview, Vernon discusses inspiration, dancing, and contemplating his writing away from a computer.

Lise Menn on “Next Year”

Posted on May 28, 2015 | No Comments
Lise Menn on “Next Year”

“Next Year” (Issue 2) is the story of Lise Menn and her husband as he crosses from life to death and she finds herself at a crossroads of her own. In this third-person narrative, Menn offers readers both narrative distance and an intimate portrait. In the following interview, Menn discusses influences, her creative process, and her motto.