Category: Interview

What the Poem Wants: A Phone Call with Jericho Brown

Interview by Kendalyn McKisick JB: Hello? KM: Hello? Jericho? Yes? This is Kendalyn. Hey Kendalyn. How are you? I’m good, how are you doing? I’m good, but you know, I’m gonna tell you the truth. I mean, ‘cause you know God is good. Maybe I’m not realizing the goodness of God completely, because I am …

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I Too Want Mushrooms: An Interview with Sara Adams

Sara Adams’ poem, “IMPERMANENCE IS THE ONLY THING THAT WORKS IN FAHRENHEIT AROUND HERE’ is featured in our online summer issue, 37.2. We asked her a few questions about craft. Here are her answers. Q: Do you have any super secret rituals that help your writing process? A: I’ve discovered that writing works on a …

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Reflective of Play: An Interview with Featured Author Jessamyn Birrer

Jessamyn Birrer’s poems, “Redshift,’ “Greensleeves’ and “Tocsin, Siren, Chime’ are featured in our  summer issue. We asked her a few questions about craft, and here are her replies. Q:  Do you have any super secret rituals that help your writing process? A:  I suppose the cheeky answer is that if I had a secret ritual …

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Trust the Process: An Interview with Featured Author Kathleen Furin

Kathleen Furin’s story, “Catch,”  is featured in this year’s summer issue. We asked her a few brief questions about writing. Here are her answers. Q:  Do you have any super secret rituals that help your writing process? A:  No super ­secret rituals! As a working mom I just write when I can; on the train, …

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The Queerer and More Arch Parts of Myself: An Interview with Featured Author Kenan Ince

Kenan Ince’s poems, “Trickle-Down Theory,” “Let’s Trim Our Hair in Accordance with the Socialist Lifestyle” and “Slaine”  are featured in this year’s summer issue. We asked him a few brief questions on craft. Here are his answers. Q:  Do you have any super secret rituals that help your writing process? A:  One of my favorite …

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There May Be Maggots: An Interview with Featured Author Kia Groom

Kia Groom’s poem, “Double Feature,”  is featured in this year’s summer issue. We asked her a few brief questions on craft. Here are her answers. Q:  Do you have any super secret rituals that help your writing process? A:  I don’t know whether it’s a ritual, but I try to take my writing notebook everywhere …

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