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Ten Questions for Jami Attenberg

by
Staff
10.22.19
Jami Attenberg

“In college I had a fiction teacher tell me to make every sentence so good that the reader would have to read the next one. So basic and obvious but I needed to hear it.” —Jami Attenberg, author of All This Could Be Yours

Ten Questions for Mimi Lok

by
Staff
10.21.19
Mimi Lok

“I sometimes wish the writing process for me was faster, but things need to percolate in their own time.” —Mimi Lok, author of Last of Her Name

Ten Questions for Kimberly Reyes

by
Staff
10.1.19
Kimberly Reyes

“Maybe we are all just a bit frazzled with the state of the world today, but it’s not always easy to sit and focus. When I do find time to write, it’s like I’m back to myself. I’m back home.” —Kimberly Reyes, author of Running to Stand Still 

Ten Questions for Maaza Mengiste

by Staff
9.24.19
Maaza Mengiste

“I didn’t always feel like writing but I still made myself sit down and do it. I practiced discipline and worked towards inspiration.” —Maaza Mengiste, author of The Shadow King

Writers for Migrant Justice

by
Dana Isokawa
9.3.19
Christopher Soto

On September 4 hundreds of poets and writers will come together to raise funds for detained and formerly detained migrants in the United States.

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