When Erika Janik loses her dad, she chooses five of his belongings to keep. In “A Catalogue of My Dad” (Issue 3), she reconnects with him and herself via the objects he left behind. In the following interview, Janik discusses her work space, her high school English teacher, and her greatest extravagance.
Ronnie Hess, a Wisconsin radio reporter in a morning newsroom, is met with surprise and an unlikely friendship in “Not Exactly the Graveyard Shift” (Issue 1). In her interview, Hess discusses influences, her favorite genres, and her motto (which is not from a pop song.)