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.

Robin Chapman on “Oak Ridge” & “Early Days”

Posted on Dec 24, 2015 | No Comments
Robin Chapman on “Oak Ridge” & “Early Days”

Based in her home-state of Tennessee, Robin Chapman’s poems “Oak Ridge” & “Early Days” (Issue 1) present morning in its most unsullied form: at home, in nature, as a childhood remembrance. In the following interview, Chapman discusses mythic plots, her workspace, and the secrets of her childhood.

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.

Nico Cassanetti on “Upper West Side”

Posted on Dec 10, 2015 | No Comments
Nico Cassanetti on “Upper West Side”

Nico Cassanetti (Issue 8) writes about loss and place in “Upper West Side,” an excerpt from a larger collection of essays. In the following interview, Cassanetti discusses music, New York, and the phrase her grandmother has taped to the refrigerator.

Brad Aaron Modlin on “They’ll Try Again Tomorrow”

Posted on Dec 3, 2015 | No Comments
Brad Aaron Modlin on “They’ll Try Again Tomorrow”

In “They’ll Try Again Tomorrow” (Issue 5), Brad Aaron Modlin makes use of surrealist elements and compact, poetic language to voice a collective outcry for escape. In his interview, Modlin discusses his workplace(s), creative blocks, and his greatest extravagance.