Naseem Jamnia on “If I Were a Boy”

Posted on May 5, 2016 | No Comments
Naseem Jamnia on “If I Were a Boy”

In Naseem Jamnia’s essay “If I Were a Boy” (Issue 7), she explores her relationship to femininity in the context of her family and childhood. In this interview, she discusses the authors that inspire her, her purpose in writing this essay, and the connection between science and writing.

Jane Katims on “Croissants, Casseroles, a Fine Bordeaux”

Posted on Dec 17, 2015 | No Comments
Jane Katims on “Croissants, Casseroles, a Fine Bordeaux”

In “Croissants, Casseroles, a Fine Bordeaux” (Issue 3), Jane Katims tells a story about change, memory, artifact and loss, chronicling the joys and challenges of caring for an aging loved one. In her interview, Katims discusses her mother-in-law, Meryl Streep, and she recommends a writer to us.

Scott Russell Morris on “Points of Tangency”

Posted on Aug 13, 2015 | No Comments
Scott Russell Morris on “Points of Tangency”

Sparked by a second-hand book, a gift, Morris explores our connections, from Facebook to the name plate in a book on squirrels, and the stories around us in “Points of Tangency,” (Issue 3). In the following interview, Morris discusses the talent he would most like to have, his inspiration for his piece, and he recommends […]

John Michael Flynn on “Hai La Masa”

Posted on Jul 30, 2015 | No Comments
John Michael Flynn on “Hai La Masa”

Travel to Moldova with John Michael Flynn as he narrates a day with Vasya, a farmer with a passion for good food and drink, and a community that begins at the table in “Hai La Masa” (Issue 6). In this interview, Flynn discusses his influences, writing spaces, and mentors.

Brendan O’Meara on “The Sultans of Swing”

Posted on May 21, 2015 | No Comments
Brendan O’Meara on “The Sultans of Swing”

 “The Sultans of Swing” (Issue 5), writer Brendan O’Meara’s story of escape, is about baseball and an epic father-son road trip. In the following interview, O’Meara discusses inspiration, his happiest moment, and his confidence as a writer.