“Everything fell out of me in five intense sleepless weeks.” —Xavier Navarro Aquino, author of Velorio
Tags: writing process
The author recalls being pregnant in the early days of the pandemic and asks: How we can continue to create in times of uncertainty?
“It felt as if my protagonist was in the room with me.” —Claire Oshetsky, author of Chouette
“What does it take for any of us to change our core beliefs?” —Okezie Nwọka, author of God of Mercy
“I wanted to articulate and be honest to the emotion of grief.” —Eugene Lim, author of Search History
The author of The Devoted writes about the little things writers can do when a project feels impossible.
“There was so much shame in this project for me to dispel and bury.” —Mahogany L. Browne, author of I Remember Death by Its Proximity to What I Love
“The moment you walk away from the conversation with a poem, you lose it, and it will never return.” —CAConrad, author of AMANDA PARADISE
“In the mornings—or when I roll over from a dream—there’s only God and me talking to each other.” —Honorée Fanonne Jeffers, author of The Love Songs of W. E. B. Du Bois
“I find it really hard to follow a routine in almost every part of my life.” —Kat Chow, author of Seeing Ghosts