Susannah Nevison talks about disability, mass incarceration, and her upcoming collection, Lethal Theatre.
Mary Ann Samyn talks about her first encounters with Emily Dickinson's work, her best advice for writing students, and her new collection.
Nicole Chung talks about confronting family lore surrounding her adoption, discovering revision ideas in her dreams, and editing a memoir while grieving.
Bill King talks about his new poetry collection, The Letting Go, what he's learned from fatherhood, and the importance of sacred spaces for writers.
Deborah Eisenberg discusses her forthcoming story collection Your Duck is My Duck, her writing process, and what's next.
Soraya Chemaly talks about Serena Williams, #MeToo, and the realities of being a feminist parent.
The poet Richie Hofmann discusses growing up in Germany, reading translated poems, and of course, his poetry.
Olivia Laing discusses the spaces she works, the one skill that writers need, and the writers she returns to again and again.
Wayétu Moore discusses her transformative debut novel She Would Be King, a retelling of Liberia’s formation story steeped in magical realism.
Ada Limón discusses how self-reliance makes you a better writer, silencing outside influences to prevent mimicry, and "the gathering time."
Ecuadorian writer Gabriela Aleman discusses Poso Wells, her first translated novella into English, and the future of Latin American translations.
Ben Marcus talks about sequencing his stories, writing characters that want the unattainable, and mood-enhancing mist, among other things.