What goes through the mind of a writer? #InnerDemons edition To find out, we took to Twitter… Her current collection, Bystanders, is available today, and Modern Manners for Your Inner Demons is gearing up for re-release!   ? How do you classify your writing...

What goes through the mind of a writer?

To find out, we took to Twitter…   Her winning book, Magic for Unlucky Girls, is available for preorder. 0 ? What was the biggest literary inspiration for Magic for Unlucky Girls? ? So, @AABalaskovits what was the biggest literary inspiration for Magic for...

On Mercy and Forgiveness: Q & A with Elizabeth Hazen

Where is your usual starting point – in research, an image, the middle of a story, an outline? The place a poem begins varies for me. In some poems, like “Burning Trash,” I begin with an image – in that case, the image was of a fire burning inside an old...

On the Burdens of Family Mythology: Q & A with Brandon Wicks

What book is currently on your nightstand? For about a month now, I’ve had Vehlmann, Kerascoët, and Dascher’s Beautiful Darkness by my bedside. One can read the entire thing in about fifteen minutes, but I find myself picking it up every few nights to re-examine a...

On Building A Bridge: Q & A with Daniel M. Ford

Name your favorite books in the fantasy genre Tigana by Guy Gavriel Kay. When I first read this book I was very much taken with the idea that fantasy was separate from literature and that you couldn’t do both at the same time unless your name was Tolkien....

On Love and Violence: Q & A with Tara Laskowski

One piece of advice you never follow and why. Write every day. I’d love to write every day. I’d love to have a regular schedule and clock in and clock out as a writer. But in the same way I’d love to have a clean desk, it’s never worked for me. I work best in chaos,...