For the full interview, see it on Fiction Advocate.
Published on March 26, 2019.
Maya Rao is a journalist and the author of Great American Outpost: Dreamers, Mavericks, and the Making of an Oil Frontier (PublicAffairs, April 2018). In addition, she is a staff writer at the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Rao’s work has appeared in The Atlantic, Awl, Philadelphia Inquirer, Houston Chronicle, and Longreads, among others. You can follow her on Twitter at @Mrao_Strib.