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“I want [my poetry] to take off the diver’s mask.” Nancy Mitchell interviews Jean Valentine on her work, life history, and literary inspirations.
DeWitt Henry reviews two essay collections released earlier this year, VOICES, PLACES and OBJECTS OF AFFECTION.
Productivity and efficiency are two things we all want more of in our lives, especially when it comes to writing. Fitting writing in whenever you can is great. But what about those longer stretches of time when you can actually sit down to practice your craft for thirty minutes, an hour, or more? Long, uninterrupted …
Richard Dokey speaks to technology and writing in the modern era and about his new short story collection in our interview with this philosophical writer.
Our increasingly apocalyptic times have sent Susan Neville instinctively in search of meaning that underlies headlines in her latest collection of short stories.
Lynn Lipinski’s short story, “The Dying Kind,” follows a hospice care worker and appears in January’s magazine.
DeWitt Henry’s latest Shoptalk post visits the art of revision and self editing, and tips for refining your writing after the first draft.
Decolonization in Tahiti
Titaua Peu tells the story of decolonization in Tahiti and Polynesia in her latest novel Pina, translated from French by Jeffrey Zuckerman.