Feature Interviews

Wynne Hungerford

Wynne Hungerford Interviewed by Savannah Horton The narrator in your story, “Sacred Window Exhale,” is a former guest and current employee at an alternative medicinal retreat that spans the realms of the real and surreal. Could you explain a bit…

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Vix Gutierrez

Vix Gutierrez Interviewed by Timothy Schirmer In your essay, Dark Sky City, you recount a violent attack that you and your boyfriend suffered late one evening while crossing the street in your hometown, Flagstaff, Arizona. You use the second person perspective to strap…

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Elisa Guidotti

Elisa Guidotti Interviewed by Sarina Redzinski So first I wanted to start with a little bit about your background. You’re from Italy, but you live in Germany and “The Drama Club” is written in English. How did you come to…

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Daisy Fried

Daisy Fried Interviewed by Kayla Beth Moore You’ve got two very different laundry poems in this issue. How would you describe the role of domestic labor in each of these pieces? Is it background music, the thing that’s happening while…

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Kevin Wilson

Kevin Wilson Interviewed by John Bolen How did you come to name the antagonist of the story John F. Kennedy in the first place? It was mostly an accident. A boy who antagonized me in high school was named after…

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Cameron Thomas Snyder

Cameron Thomas Snyder Interviewed by Angela Bell   You’re so successful at making “Houses of the Holy” feel rooted in place and time. What’s your real-life relationship to the setting? Did you grow up in Kansas?  I sort of grew…

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Jana Prikryl

Jana Prikryl Interviewed by Stephen de Búrca Something that stands out in your five “Anonymous” pieces is how careful and precise the speaker is in establishing the scene for the reader, as if to avoid affecting the scenes. Had you…

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Tom Whalen

Tom Whalen Interviewed by Mitchell Galloway Walser’s short fictions are often difficult to classify. You submitted “Rain” as a poetry translation, but we decided to accept it as fiction. What about this piece lends itself to be more a piece…

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