Happy birthday to me! I got to take this month off, as the December 2021 Non-Fiction by Non-Men interview (which was published on my 34th birthday!) was done by my very excellent former GrubStreet student, Ashley Trebisacci! Check out their
For the full interview, see it on Fiction Advocate.Published on November 9, 2021. — Britni de la Cretaz and Lyndsey D’Arcangelo are the authors of Hail Mary: The Rise and Fall of the National Women’s Football League, published by Bold Type Books. De la Cretaz is
For the full interview, see it on Fiction Advocate. Published on October 6, 2021. — Pardis Mahdavi is the author of Hyphen, part of Bloomsbury’s Object Lessons series. Mahdavi is currently Dean of Social Sciences and Director of the School of Social Transformation at Arizona State University (ASU).
It’s spring again, and I’m still here, still sitting, still inside. At my desk, I gaze out the window at sparks of green, glimmers of yellow and purple, as daffodils, crocuses, new grass make their way into the warming world.
For the full interview, see it on Fiction Advocate.Published on September 14, 2021. — Bonnie Tsui was born in Queens, New York, and raised on Long Island. She is the author of American Chinatown: A People’s History of Five Neighborhoods, winner of the 2009-2010 Asian/Pacific
For the full interview, see it on Fiction Advocate.Published on August 11, 2021. — Anna Qu is a Chinese American writer and the author of the memoir Made in China: A Memoir of Love & Labor. She holds an MFA in Creative Nonfiction from Sarah Lawrence
For the full interview, see it on Fiction Advocate.Published on July 13, 2021. — Aminatta Forna was born in Scotland, raised in Sierra Leone and Great Britain and spent periods of her childhood in Iran, Thailand and Zambia. She is the award-winning author of
For the full interview, see it on Fiction Advocate.Published on June 23, 2021. — Leslie Brody is a creative writing professor, playwright, and biographer. She is the author of Irrepressible, her biography of Jessica Mitford, and Sometimes You Have to Lie, her biography of Louise Fitzhugh, author of Harriet
For the full interview, see it on Full Stop.Published on June 9, 2021. — I first learned about Vince Granata’s memoir Everything Is Fine through my friend who is friends with one of Vince’s friends, and when I hopped on the phone with Vince, we
For the full interview, see it on Fiction Advocate.Published on May 13, 2021. — Lilly Dancyger is the editor of Burn It Down, a critically acclaimed anthology of essays on women’s anger from Seal Press, and the author of Negative Space, a reported and illustrated memoir selected