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 […]

Elicia Epstein on “Life of a Liveaboard”

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Elicia Epstein on “Life of a Liveaboard”

In this photo essay “Life of a Liveaboard” (Issue 1), Elicia Epstein captures the daily surroundings of a family living in a sailboat off the coast of Maine. In this interview she discusses her work on Tracing the Pass, a documentary about the environmental effects of an energy infrastructure project.

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.