“The hardest part of writing Virga was finding the courage to be vulnerable on the page.” —Shin Yu Pai, author of Virga
“Having to insist on that center and refuse, over and over again, to compromise the work in service of a white gaze was one of the most brutal experiences of my career.” —Akwaeke Emezi, author of Dear Senthuran
“Everything in my life is material.” —Ellen Cooney, author of One Night Two Souls Went Walking
This week’s installment of Ten Questions features Ryad Girod and Chris Clarke, the author and the translator of the novel Mansour’s Eyes.
The author of Horsepower suggests putting aside knowledge and focusing on unlearning.
A novelist recounts her experiences at Cheryl Strayed’s Writers Camp at the Esalen Institute in Big Sur, where she learned the importance of recognizing authenticity in her writing and finding her tribe.
The right kind of day job for a writer; GIF quotes app; a new reading of L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time; and other news.
The author of four poetry collections talks about his obsession with the unknown and the poem as a descendent of God.