Colson Whitehead


"I have a good poker face because I'm half dead inside." Colson Whitehead reads excerpts from his new book, The Noble Hustle, chronicling his experience preparing for, and then competing in, the World Series of Poker. Read Kevin Nance's interview with Whitehead—on how he met his agent Nicole Aragi—in the July/August issue of Poets & Writers Magazine.

Scott Cheshire


"I think of a book as an extended hand, it's a gesture, from someone who has attempted to make meaning out of their own experience." Author Alex Gilvarry speaks with Scott Cheshire about his debut novel High as the Horses' Bridlesthe story of a child preacher, his faith, and his vision of the end of the world. An interview with Cheshire by Victor LaValle is in the July/August issue of Poets & Writers Magazine.



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