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Saba Keramati on Writing and Publishing

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In this episode of Tightwires with host Hiba Tahir, poet Saba Keramati talks about the submission process and publication of her debut collection, Self-Mythology (University of Arkansas Press, 2024), and offers advice on giving and receiving feedback, and a writing prompt. Keramati is featured in Literary MagNet in the May/June issue of Poets & Writers Magazine.

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Rachel Heng: The Great Reclamation

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In this episode of Poured Over: The Barnes & Noble Podcast hosted by Miwa Messer, author Rachel Heng discusses her latest novel, The Great Reclamation (Riverhead Books, 2023), and talks about writing fiction that is both historical and speculative, and how she uses notecards to organize writing her gargantuan novels.

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Athena Dixon on The Loneliness Files

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“It was a curiosity, it was a fear that led me to write the book.” In this interview for the Otherppl With Brad Listi podcast, Athena Dixon speaks about living and dying alone, and the origins of her new essay collection, The Loneliness Files (Tin House, 2023), which is featured in Page One in the November/December issue of Poets & Writers Magazine.

Poured Over With Henry Hoke and Jackson Howard

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“The greenery of Los Angeles for this wild animal isn’t natural. I certainly felt that all the time.” For this episode of Poured Over: The Barnes & Noble Podcast produced and hosted by Miwa Messer, Henry Hoke talks about feeling overwhelmed while living in Los Angeles and how the experience inspired the queer mountain lion narrator of his novel Open Throat (MCD, 2023) in a conversation with editor Jackson Howard. Open Throat is featured in Page One in the July/August issue of Poets & Writers Magazine.

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Amina Cain Discusses A Horse at Night

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“My whole task in writing a book is to get closer; to hear what I’m hearing more clearly and to see what I’m seeing more clearly.” In this conversation for the Reading the Room podcast, Amina Cain speaks about her book A Horse at Night: On Writing (Dorothy, a Publishing Project, 2022) and her creative process with host Jaylen Lopez. 

The Slowdown Podcast: Major Jackson and Aria Aber

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Poet and producer of The Slowdown podcast Myka Kielbon introduces a special episode featuring a conversation with host Major Jackson and poet Aria Aber, author of the Whiting Award–winning collection, Hard Damage (University of Nebraska Press, 2019). Jackson answers questions about The Slowdown in a Q&A by Julia Mallory in the May/June issue of Poets & Writers Magazine.

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The Black Writer’s Studio: Prince Shakur

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“It would be a beautiful world if young people were encouraged to chart their histories in really deep and meaningful ways.” Prince Shakur talks about his debut memoir, When They Tell You to Be Good (Tin House, 2022), and the significance of writing in this genre for the Black Writer’s Studio podcast with host Khadijah Ali-Coleman, executive director of the Hurston/Wright Foundation. Shakur is featured in “The New Nonfiction 2022” in the September/October issue of Poets & Writers Magazine.

Poured Over With Isaac Fitzgerald

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“I realized as I started to write it, that it was going to be a lot more focused on my childhood than I expected it to be,” says Isaac Fitzgerald about the process of writing his first memoir, Dirtbag, Massachusetts: A Confessional (Bloomsbury, 2022), in this interview for Poured Over: The Barnes & Noble Podcast produced and hosted by Miwa Messer. Fitzgerald’s memoir is featured in Page One in the July/August issue of Poets & Writers Magazine.

The Graham Norton Book Club With Elif Batuman

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“I think the books that I wish I’d written are all super personal books where the person manages to metabolize their personal experience into something more universal,” says Elif Batuman in this interview for The Graham Norton Book Club podcast about first books read, books to be jealous of, and books to recommend. A Q&A with Batuman by Porochista Khakpour is featured in the May/June issue of Poets & Writers Magazine.

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