The author of The Boundaries of Their Dwelling argues that writers should be as open to influence during revision as they are at the beginning of a project.
“It’s up to you to advocate for your books.” —Allie Rowbottom, author of Aesthetica
The author of The Boundaries of Their Dwelling counts the many ways a novelist may get lost, but ultimately find a way through, a book project.
“I’d tell my past self to trust my work.” —Aldo Amparán, author of Brother Sleep
The author of Took House explores what happens when poets permit themselves to write about the same subject multiple times.
“This book really fought me, or I fought it, for the first couple of years.” —Safia Elhillo, author of Girls That Never Die
The author of Southbound and The Parted Earth shares her approach to balancing projects in multiple genres.
The author of I Know You Know Who I Am writes about stashing his surplus sentences and character sketches in an electronic “junk drawer.”
The author of Anodyne envisions a new writing practice inspired by the natural world.
The author of This Is One Way to Dance shares how notes—footnotes, codas, prologues, corrections—figure into her writing process.