July 29, 2019

Interview with Preti Taneja

By Misha Rai

Preti Taneja teaches writing in prisons and universities. She is the 2019 UNESCO Fellow in Prose Fiction at the University of East Anglia, a Leverhulme Research Fellow in writing and […]

May 11, 2018

A Conversation with poet July Westhale

By K.E. Ogden

The Necessity of Dangerous Poetry and the Power of Voice July Westhale visited Kirsten Ogden’s class at Pasadena City College in April 2018 and continued a conversation with students over […]

December 1, 2017

On Mitski, Anne Carson and failure

By Jeff Alessandrelli

Sitting at my desk trying to focus, trying to write, I keep going back to two interviews. The first, by the amazing musician Mitski (check out Bury Me at Makeout […]

August 25, 2016

First Book Interview with Sarah Bartlett

By Jeff Alessandrelli

Winner of the 2014 Subito Press Book Prize, Sarah Bartlett’s Sometimes We Walk With Our Nails Out, her first collection of poetry, is a debut that doesn’t feel like one. Divided into three […]

November 2, 2015

A Conversation with Mike Rose – PT I

By K.E. Ogden

The first interview in a series about the intersections of writing, teaching, & identity  Mike Rose is the son of working class Italian-immigrant parents who settled in South Los Angeles in […]

September 2, 2014

The Wonderful Worlds of Borges

By Brian Michael Murphy

I recently came across an edited set of interviews with one of the true masters, Jorges Luis Borges. The book is Borges at Eighty: Conversations. I first encountered the Argentinian […]