Barry Lopez

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The author of thirteen books of essays, short stories, and nonfiction—winner of the National Book Award, the Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and numerous other honors—talks about the landscape of his home in western Oregon and the art of storytelling in this video from Open Road Media.

Marvin Bell

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“Prose is what it is because of what it includes, but poetry is what it is because of what it leaves out.” Poet Marvin Bell discusses his writing process, influences on his work, and why he doesn't believe in writer's block.

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Edward Kelsey Moore

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Edward Kelsey Moore shares what inspired him to write the novel The Supremes at Earl's All-You-Can-Eat. Moore says he wanted to capture, "that feeling of hearing a story told across the dining room table or at the kitchen counter." Read how Moore met his agent Barney Karpfinger in the July/August issue of Poets & Writers Magazine.

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Miguel Syjuco

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"Historically there's been a great divide between the different types of writing traditions in the Philippines." Miguel Syjuco explains the challenges with getting his writing translated into Tagalog and published in the Philippines. Syjuco speaks about the importance of Asia Literary Review in Literary MagNet in the November/December issue of Poets & Writers Magazine.

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The Residue Years

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Guernica publisher Lisa Lucas moderates a reading and discussion with Mitchell Jackson, author of The Residue Years (Bloomsbury, 2014), and Kiese Laymon, author of Long Division (Agate Bolden, 2013), on the issues of race and class in literature. An interview with Lucas is featured in the new issue of Poets & Writers Magazine.

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