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 Chicago Review of Books.Published on August 26, 2021. — If you know me, you know I am obsessed with Kira Jane Buxton's crow-narrated zombie apocalypse novel Hollow Kingdom, so of course I loved talking
The moment I got hired by Wellesley College, I knew this was a piece I wanted to write. going to Lake Baikal in 2007 changed my life and the lives of so many other alums of the program. Read the
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
I'm delighted to have a micro-essay (prose poem???) in the summer 2021 issue of Thimble Literary Magazine. Thank you to the editors for giving my and Richie's dead dogs a home in Vol. 4, No. 1. You can read