Jarita Davis on “Alone in Plymouth”

Posted on May 12, 2016 | No Comments
Jarita Davis on “Alone in Plymouth”

In “Alone in Plymouth” (Issue 9), a poem addressed to a Cape Verdean immigrant, Jarita Davis investigates the character of one of the rare Cape Verdean owners of cranberry fields in the 1930’s. In this interview, she discusses her inspiration for the piece, her research process in writing it, and the way reading fiction affects […]

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.